ADD+G Miami Attorneys Defeat Motion to Dismiss Colombian Author Virginia Vallejo’s Copyright Action Against Netflix

Miami attorneys Robert H. Thornburg and Stephanie Vazquez successfully defeated a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss regarding a copyright infringement action brought on behalf of Colombian journalist Virginia Vallejo claiming that her best-selling autobiography “Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar” was used as the predicate for Season 1 of Netflix hit show Narcos.

 

A copy of a recent article in the Hollywood Reporter regarding this is available at: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/lawsuit-targeting-netflixs-narcos-narrowed-pablo-escobars-intimacy-a-gun-1213478

 

The opinion is reported as: Vallejo v. Narcos Prods., LLC, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89008 (S.D. Fla. May 24, 2019) (copy attached hereto).