Judge Hears Disney's Arguments For Dismissal In Pooh Copyright Case

Law360, New York (February 26, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Walt Disney Co. asked a judge to dismiss Steven Slesinger Inc.’s 13-year-old lawsuit over copyrights to Winnie the Pooh on grounds that the plaintiff allegedly stole and concealed legal documents.

Disney claims that Slesinger hired private detectives to break into its headquarters to steal papers related to the case. Slesinger denies that but says it recovered some paper from publicly accessible trash bins.

Slesinger denies it stole papers from Disney and says the company is making false accusations to divert attention from its own failure...
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