'Spider-Man' Musical Ex-Director Settles Copyright Claims

Law360, New York (August 30, 2012, 7:41 PM EDT) -- The former director of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” has resolved her copyright infringement and contract breach allegations that the musical's producers used her creative contributions without paying her, prompting a New York federal judge to close out the suit on Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest discontinued Julie Taymor’s suit accusing 8 Legged Productions LLC and the other producers of “Turn Off the Dark” of incorporating her ideas into the Broadway musical without paying her royalties for her work.

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Case Information

Case Title

Taymor et al v. 8 Legged Productions, LLC et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



Katherine B. Forrest

Date Filed

November 8, 2011

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