Disney Didn't Use Its Force To Foil Real Star Wars X-Wing

By Matt Chiappardi (January 15, 2015, 8:34 PM EST) -- A Delaware Chancery judge met a complaint that used all manner of Star Wars, Star Trek and other science-fiction lexicon with an equally pop-culture-laden opinion Wednesday, but still threw out breach-of-contract claims that Walt Disney Co. allegedly thwarted a man's plan to market a flying X-Wing fighter.

In a 15-page page opinion that references everything from "The Absent-Minded Professor" to "Back to the Future Part II" and "The Simpsons," Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock ruled that New Jersey resident Joseph Alfred failed to state a claim when he alleged Disney broke an implied contract by declining a proposal to license the right...

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