Disney Loses Appeal For Broad License To 3-D Patent Rights

Law360, Wilmington (October 2, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge Tuesday denied a Walt Disney Co. appeal that claimed the movie giant has a broad license on 3-D film patents acquired and later sold by bankrupt effects shop Digital Domain Media Group Inc., confirming that Disney's rights to the technology are limited.

U.S. District Judge Sue L. Robinson rejected Disney's assertions that an agreement with original patent owner In-Three Inc. gave the studio broad license to use the technology going forward, and affirmed DDMG's sale of the acquired intellectual property to RealD...
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