Disney Defeats Stan Lee Media In Marvel Heroes IP Battle

Law360, Los Angeles (September 5, 2013, 7:42 PM EDT) -- A Colorado federal judge on Thursday granted The Walt Disney Co.’s motion to dismiss a complaint brought by Stan Lee Media Inc. over the rights to Stan Lee's famed comic characters, citing failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.

The decision comes after Disney blasted Stan Lee’s former company for filing the lawsuit claiming Disney has never actually owned the rights to the characters and asked the judge to toss the case that it said is “flawed beyond cure.” SLMI sued Disney...
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