Monday, April 22, 2013

Woody Allen v. William Faulkner: Fair Use?

The Associated Press reported at Insurance Journal,
A lawsuit filed by William Faulkner’s heirs over a quote in the Woody Allen film Midnight in Paris has been scheduled for trial April 7, 2014, in U.S. District Court in Oxford, Mississippi.

The Faulkner estate sued Sony Pictures Classics Inc. in October 2011, saying the company infringed on copyright when actor Owen Wilson slightly misquoted a line from Faulkner’s "Requiem for a Nun." ...