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Hasbro, DC Comics Settle 'Bumblebee' Superhero TM Battle

Law360 (August 15, 2018, 5:19 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday conditionally tossed Hasbro Inc.'s case accusing DC Comics of copying the name of its iconic yellow character from the Transformers by creating a superhero character named “Bumblebee,” after the companies said they have tentatively reached a settlement.

U.S. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield gave the companies 30 days to finalize the terms of the settlement in principle, which the parties said they reached over Bumblebee. DC portrays the character as a teenage female superhero, and Hasbro's version is a...
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Case Title

Hasbro, Inc. v. DC Comics et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-06558

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Trademark

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Lorna G. Schofield

Date Filed

August 28, 2017

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