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Tanksley v. Daniels, 17-2023

Affirmed the dismissal of a TV producer's complaint alleging that the popular Fox Television series Empire infringed his copyright in a television pilot he had created a decade earlier. Moving to dismiss, the defendants contended that there was no substantial similarity between the two television shows. Agreeing, the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of the complaint.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2018/08/28


  • Fisher


  • United States Third Circuit


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