Judge Denies DC Comics' Bid For Superman Divorce Docs

Law360, Los Angeles (August 8, 2011, 7:32 PM EDT) -- A California magistrate judge overseeing discovery in a fight over terminated copyright agreements regarding the rights to the comic book character Superman refused Monday to force an heir of the superhero’s co-creator to turn over documents related to her divorce.

“This motion in my view was a misuse of resources the first time, and it’s a misuse of resources this time,” Magistrate Judge Ralph Zarefsky told DC Comics attorney Matthew Kline of O'Melveny & Myers LLP, denying a motion to compel production of documents related to...
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