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Warner Bros. Granted Ownership Of 50 Percent Of Superman By Court
Warner Bros. Granted Ownership Of 50 Percent Of Superman By Court
In a surprise ruling yesterday, a California Federal Court judge granted Warner Bros.' request for summary judgment in the never-ending legal battle for control of the Man of Steel, ruling that a 1992 agreement between DC Comics and Joe Shuster's sister, Jean Peavy, meant that the publisher was potentially granted permanent ownership of Shuster's share of the character's copyright, pending appeal.
Todd McFarlane Sues Former Employee Al Simmons For Claiming To Be Inspiration For Fictional Al Simmons
Todd McFarlane Sues Former Employee Al Simmons For Claiming To Be Inspiration For Fictional Al Simmons
Clearly, Todd McFarlane likes spending time in court rooms. How else to explain the fact that, having finally reached a legal settlement with Neil Gaiman over the ownership of Spawn supporting character Angela, he's now suing a former employee who claims to be the inspiration for the original Spawn, Al Simmons...
Lawyer Writes A Five-Page Brief About eBook Price-Fixing In Comic Form
Lawyer Writes A Five-Page Brief About eBook Price-Fixing In Comic Form
When California lawyer Bob Kohn tried to file his 55-page amicus brief to oppose the settlement in the Department of Justice ebook case US v. Apple Inc., et al., the court ordered him to whittle his argument down to five pages. So how does he present a detailed argument about the economics of ebooks, price-fixing and collusion in just five pages...
Amazon Ceases ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe’ Blu-Ray Set Pre-Orders
Amazon Ceases ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe’ Blu-Ray Set Pre-Orders
If you pre-ordered Marvel Studios' 10-disc Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase One Blu-ray set from Amazon, we have some bad news for you: It may be a little late, and the company has stopped taking any more pre-orders. If you pre-ordered it because you couldn't live without the replica briefcase that was advertised as part of the package, there's even worse news: That might not be available at all...
Tony Moore Launches Second Lawsuit Against Robert Kirkman Over ‘Walking Dead’ Ownership
Tony Moore Launches Second Lawsuit Against Robert Kirkman Over ‘Walking Dead’ Ownership
For the second time in six months, artist Tony Moore has filed a lawsuit against former collaborator Robert Kirkman over The Walking Dead - but this time, he's looking for more than just unpaid royalties that he believes are owed to him.Moore's first lawsuit against Kirkman was filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court in February of this year, with the artist claiming that Kirkman had fraudulently
Archie CEOs Settle Lawsuit, Though Drama Continues
Archie CEOs Settle Lawsuit, Though Drama Continues
Following months of litigation amid a heap of rumors and innuendo, the battle between the two Archie Comics CEOS has ended, with Nancy Silberkleit and Jon Goldwater settling their feud in court.The details of the legal settlement between Silberkleit and Goldwater that ended the publisher's sexual harassment lawsuit against Silberkleit from last July are being kept confidential, but in an unexpect

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