Marvel responds to Jack Kirby heirs copyright claims

Q: What do Superman and Spider-Man have in common? A: The heirs to the comics creators’ estates are suing to regain control of the copyright, which may put the production of any movies into doubt. Similar to how earlier in 2009, the heirs to the estates of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster sued to regain […]

Posted on January 11, 2010 at 07:54 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 8 Comments
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Superman heirs have their day in court… and lose

Yesterday, Variety reported on the outcome of the ongoing legal troubles between Warner Bros., DC Comics, and the heirs of Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and it doesn’t look good for them. U.S. District Court judge Stephen G. Larson found that the licensing fees paid by the studio to the comics company for […]

Posted on July 9, 2009 at 05:10 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 9 Comments
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