9th Circ. Proves To Be Kryptonite For Superman Heirs

Law360, Los Angeles (January 10, 2013, 8:09 PM EST) -- In a big win for Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., the Ninth Circuit on Thursday ruled the showbiz giant has a valid 2001 agreement with the heirs of the co-creator of Superman, giving the studio full rights to the comic strip character after years of litigation.

The federal appellate court’s decision allows Warner Bros. to move forward with its upcoming summer release of the film “Man of Steel” as well as other Superman-related projects without further legal problems from the heirs of Jerome Siegel, who along with...
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