Superman Heir's Atty Dodges Sanctions In DC Comics IP Suit

Law360, New York (March 11, 2013, 10:55 PM EDT) -- An attorney for the heirs of Superman co-creator Jerome Siegel escaped sanctions for alleged discovery violations when a California federal judge ruled Friday that his alleged concealment of letters involving a 2001 copyrights deal with DC Comics, while it “deeply troubled” the court, did not amount to any intentional deception.

U.S. District Judge Otis Wright denied the sanctions motion by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.'s DC Comics, finding Marc Toberoff of Toberoff & Associates PC, an attorney for Siegel’s daughter, Laura Siegel Larson, had not meant to...
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