Artist Drops 'Kung Fu Panda' Suit After 'Lion King' Find

Law360, New York (August 05, 2013, 9:54 PM ET) -- An artist accusing DreamWorks of ripping off his work in the animated film “Kung Fu Panda” is dropping his claims after defense lawyers discovered evidence of a 1996 "The Lion King" coloring book they say he used as inspiration, according to a source familiar with the case.

In a stipulation filed July 30 in California federal court, artist Jayme Gordon, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., DreamWorks Animation LLC and Paramount Pictures Corp. said Gordon had agreed to dismiss the case after the attorneys for both parties met...
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Gordon v. DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-10255

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Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Joseph L. Tauro

Date Filed

February 15, 2011

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