'Raging Bull' Bars Disney Attys' Fees, Stan Lee Media Says
By Bill Donahue
Law360, New York (July 1, 2014, 3:53 PM EDT) -- Stan Lee Media Inc. on Monday once again invoked the U.S. Supreme Court's recent "Raging Bull" copyright decision, this time in a bid to avoid nearly $500,000 in attorneys' fees The Walt Disney Co. claims it incurred fighting an SLMI infringement suit over the rights to several Marvel Worldwide Inc. superheroes.
SLMI has fought a long and unsuccessful campaign to prove that it and not Disney's Marvel Comics unit owns Spider-Man, the X-Men and various other Stan Lee-created characters. After SLMI's latest loss, Disney asked for...