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Stan Lee Media Once Again Claims Ownership Of Marvel Characters
Stan Lee Media (which, despite its name, no longer has any association with Stan Lee) will simply not go away.
In September, a federal judge threw out the organization's lawsuit against Disney and Marvel in which it claimed ownership of many of Marvel's characters, including Spider-Man, Thor, the Hul…
Marvel Settles With Gary Friedrich Over Ghost Rider Rights
In what could only be considered a victory for Ghost Rider co-creator Gary Friedrich, Marvel Comics has apparently offered a settlement in his case against the publisher for ownership of the character.
Friedrich's attorney informed a federal judge in New York that the creator and Marvel have worked o…
The Ghost Rider Ownership Case Gets Fuzzier
A little over a year ago, a judge ordered Ghost Rider creator Gary Friedrich to renounce any claim to the character and fork over $17,000 to Marvelfor selling unlicensed Ghost Rider memorabilia at conventions. Now, the tables may have turned.
DC Settles Hair-Raising Lawsuit Over Superman Barber
First, DC Comics gets a victory in one Superman-related legal battle, now it's settling another: The publisher has come to an agreement with Supermen Fades-to-Fros, a Florida barbershop that was clearly inspired by the Man of Steel.Not only does the name of Reginal Jones' chain of shops - "the …
Warner Bros. Settles Part Of ‘Smallville’ Royalties Lawsuit
Warner Bros. has settled the lawsuit it was facing from Smallville producers Tollin/Robbins Productions over whether or not the former was unfairly licensing the series to subsidiary companies for a lower price than market rate, but the company is still going to court over the allegations nonetheles…
DC Appeals Siegel Ownership of Half of Superman Rights
Having seemingly secured the rights to Joe Shuster's half of the rights to Superman, DC Comics and parent company Time Warner's never-ending battle over collaborator Jerry Siegel's share of the rights continued yesterday as the case went before a Federal Appeals Court...

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