On April 3, 2014 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and other owners of rights in the James Bond franchise filed a copyright infringement claim against NBCUniversal and others. The complaint alleges that the defendants’ motion picture project (in active development) is a mere knockoff production that uses without authorization the characters, plots, theme, setting and other elements of works from the Bond film series. Source: Danjaq, LLC et. al. v. Universal City Studios, LLC et. al. Complaint If you have any questions regarding the content of this communication, please contact Jonathan R. Wachs: firstname.lastname@example.org | 301.575.0302 If you would like to subscribe to receive Friday Factoid in your inbox click here.