The actor continued to push for projects he loved, and is one of the reasons Syfy resurrected ‘Battlestar Galactica’ in the early 2000s.
Star Trek Axanar
In a letter to donors, Alec Peters also shared additional details of the settlement he struck in the copyright infringement suit by the owners of Star Trek.
Axanar admits to crossing ‘boundaries acceptable to CBS and Paramount relating to copyright law.’
Judge could make final decision on what evidence to exclude from the fan-film copyright infringement trial as early as this week.
The copyright infringement case against the so-called ‘independent’ Star Trek fan-film will continue without the unsolicited input from the Language Creation Society.
All a jury will have to decide now is if ‘Star Trek: Axanar’ is indeed substantially similar to Star Trek itself. CBS and Paramount seek hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages.
A copyright infringement lawsuit involving an ‘independent’ Star Trek fan-film has nothing to do with whether the Klingon language should be public domain, Michael Hinman says.
CBS and Paramount attorneys in a copyright infringement suit want a California-based language group fined for what they say is a waste of the court’s time.
Michael Hinman takes a quick look back at how one ‘independent’ fan-film changed the face of Trek fan-films worldwide. And not for the better.
Whether or not the federal judge in the case will agree to such a request is yet to be seen.
CBS Studios and Paramount Pictures say neither ‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’ director J.J. Abrams or ‘Star Trek: Beyond’ director Justin Lin have anything to add. Axanar wants to cut loose one of its own directors.
Both sides in the legal case make one last plea to convince a judge to end the copyright infringement case before it goes to trial next month.
Both sides drop in their final words before a judge decides how and if a copyright lawsuit against the ‘independent’ Star Trek fan-film moves forward.
A production mistake by the plaintiffs allowed some of the Axanar case’s ‘confidential’ details to be released.
Both sides in the Star Trek copyright infringement suit want to end the case early in their own favor as new fan-film details emerge.