Simmons Hanly Conroy Files Copyright Action Involving Films ‘Rear Window’ and ‘Disturbia’

Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Steven Hayes has been retained to represent the owner of the story rights from which the renowned Hitchcock film ‘Rear Window’ was made in a copyright infringement lawsuit against director Steven Spielberg, Dreamworks LLC, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures and others involving the film ‘Disturbia.’ The action alleges that the Spielberg film is substantially similar to and infringes upon the ‘Rear Window’ story, and was filed in the Southern District of New York in September.