Jerry Seinfeld Emerges Victorious in ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Lawsuit

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Jerry Seinfeld Emerges Victorious in ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Lawsuit
Jerry Seinfeld has emerged the winner of a legal battle with a former collaborator who claims that he came up with the original idea for “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.”

U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan ruled on Monday to dismiss Christian Charles’ suit on grounds that it exceeded the three-year statute of limitations for civil copyright suits.

“Because Charles was on notice that his ownership claim had been repudiated since at least 2012, his infringement claim is time-barred. His joint authorship claim is also time-barred for the same reasons,” Nathan wrote in the filing obtained by TheWrap.

According to Charles’ complaint, the idea for “Comedians in Cars” originally came about during a collaboration he had with Seinfeld in the early 2000s. Charles says that he pitched Seinfeld an idea for a show about two friends “talking and driving,” years ago, but that Seinfeld declined it at the time. Then,
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