On today's episode of "The Town," I joined Matt Belloni to discuss copyright termination, an area of ever-increasing importance to the movie business.
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Copyright Lately on “The Town”

On today's episode of "The Town" podcast, I joined Puck News co-founder and former Hollywood Reporter Editorial Director Matt Belloni to discuss copyright termination, an area of ever-increasing importance to the movie business.
Nearly a year after a screenwriter's lawsuit over Disney's "Muppet Babies" reboot was dismissed, the trustee of Jeffrey Scott's bankruptcy estate has filed a new complaint alleging copyright infringement in a production bible and scripts from the original series.
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Bankruptcy Trustee Sues Over “Muppet Babies” Reboot

Nearly a year after a screenwriter's lawsuit over Disney's "Muppet Babies" reboot was dismissed, the trustee of Jeffrey Scott's bankruptcy estate has filed a new complaint alleging copyright infringement in a production bible and scripts from the original series.
A new lawsuit involving "Invincible" shows the consequences of failing to properly document the copyright status of a jointly-created work.
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Not Invincible: A Cautionary Tale for Creators

As a new lawsuit involving the popular comic book and animated series "Invincible" shows, the failure to properly document the copyright status of a jointly-created work at the beginning can lead to messy consequences later.