Won summary adjudication on behalf of defendants The Jim Henson Company, Simon & Schuster, Inc. and Viacom Inc. in an idea submission case on the grounds that plaintiff's contract-based claims on certain works in issue were barred by the statute of limitations and that the material defendants allegedly misappropriated in other works was too general a theme to be protected.
Cavalier v. Jim Henson Co., Inc., Case No. BC 251828 (Cal. Super. Ct. Jan. 5, 2004).