‘Walk of Shame’ Producers Beat Script Theft LawsuitAugust 17, 2015 – In The News
David Aronoff was featured in The Hollywood Reporter article, “'Walk of Shame' Producers Beat Script Theft Lawsuit.” Full text can be found in the August 17, 2015, issue, but a synopsis is below.
On Friday, a U.S. District Judge ruled in favor of the production companies who produced the 2014 film,Walk of Shame, as well as lead star Elizabeth Banks in a lawsuit alleging the script of the film was stolen.
The plaintiff alleged that the defendants used the screenplay of Darci's Walk of Shame in the making of the film, Walk of Shame. Although the judge acknowledges that there are similarities between the two works, the story that each respective film tells is a fundamentally different story.
Fox Rothschild's David Aronoff was the lead attorney for the defendants.