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<i>Cheers</i> In Court

NPR's Ina Jaffe reports that the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case about who owns the right to commercial use of a theatrical character -- the actor who played the part, or the studio for which it was created. The case centers on a lawsuit filed against Paramount studios by the actors who played barflies Cliff and Norm on the Cheers TV series. It returns now to the California courts.

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