IP Group Of The Year: O'Melveny & Myers

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 2:07 PM EST) -- O'Melveny & Myers LLP won two high-profile cases last year over iconic characters, securing the rights to Superman for DC Comics Inc. and to the "Winnie-the-Pooh" franchise for Disney Enterprises Inc., which earned the firm a spot among Law360's IP Practice Groups of the Year.

The disputes with heirs or associates of the characters' creators had stretched on for years, with huge amounts of money at issue, but the firm won rulings in both cases that DC and Disney had legally obtained the rights long ago....
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