Dr. Seuss Estate Wants Win In IP Suit Over 'Star Trek' Mashup

Law360 (April 12, 2021, 8:20 PM EDT) -- Dr. Seuss' estate wants a California federal court to find that a comic book "mashup" of his work and "Star Trek" impermissibly ripped off the estate's copyrights, saying an opinion from the Ninth Circuit made clear there was infringement.

The Seuss estate on Friday filed a renewed bid for summary judgment in its case against a group called ComicMix over the so-called mashup known as "Oh, the Places You'll Boldly Go!"

The estate said a December opinion from the Ninth Circuit — in which the appellate court said "Boldly" was not protected by copyright law's fair use doctrine — "makes plain...

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