Defamation Suit Against Netflix Re The Queen’s Gambit – Court Denies Netflix’s Anti-SLAPP motion

On September 17, 2021, we filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Netfix for defaming our client, Nona Gaprindashvili, in the TV series, The Queen’s Gambit.

Netflix filed a Motion to Strike under the California anti-SLAPP statute and to Dismiss under FRCP 12(b)(6), which we opposed. On January 27, 2022, the Court denied Netflix’s motion. Here is the Order: 37. Order Denying SLAPP and 12b6 motions


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