Enclosed you will find cases and materials mentioned in Mr. Krüger's yesterday's lecture at the Film Law Summer School in Łódź.
Scènes à faire doctrine
Real View vs. 20-20 Technologies. - Another interesting case, although not directly connected with the movie industry, but explains the merger doctrine. The merger doctrine applies when there are a limited number of ways in which an idea can be expressed, the idea is said to “merge” with its expression, and the expression becomes uncopyrightable.
Defamation in feature motion pictures.
Set design and props litigation.
Devil's Advocate case. Although there are no rulings available, since parties have reached the settelment, please do some reading on the case background. You can see some comparison of the original release and the after litigation release here.