Forts Apache

July 17, 2013

  • 99 Copyrights and Intellectual Property
  • 99I Copyrights
  • 99I(J) Infringement
  • 99I(J)1 What Constitutes Infringement
  • 99k54 Books or Other Literary Works
  • 99k57 k. Copying.

99 Copyrights and Intellectual PropertyBook “Fort Apache” and the film “Fort Apache: The Bronx” were not substantially similar beyond level of generalized or otherwise nonprotectible ideas, and thus latter did not infringe copyright of former.
Walker v. Time Life Films, Inc., 784 F.2d 44 (2nd Cir. 1986)