Comics Guru Lee's IP Suit Held Over Rights Transfer

Law360, New York (January 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has stayed an infringement suit by famed superhero creator Stan Lee, ruling that he had no legal right to transfer certain copyrights and trademarks to a Delaware corporation he created when, under a bankruptcy court order agreed to by shareholders, the assets should have been transferred to an entity called SLC LLC.

Judge Stephen V. Wilson's decision Tuesday to stay the case in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California marks a significant development in a thicket of litigation that...
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