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I am a published writer. I wrote a book called The Love Chronicles,

I am a published writer...
I am a published writer. I wrote a book called "The Love Chronicles," which contains several love stories. I recently saw a new movie or play that is coming out starring Vivica Fox and the play or movie is called The Love Chronicles. My book was copyright in 2006 and has been published just as long. Do I have any rights in regards XXXXX XXXXX new movie? Just checking to see what my rights are. Thank you
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You might, if you can show a link which shows that they didn't come by the story independently.

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how could I go about establishing that the show did not come by independently?
You have to show some connection, where would the person have seen it...you need to do some research if its not readily apparent. As the plaintiff the burden is on you to show proof.

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