Superman Creator's Heirs Ask High Court To Kill DC Rights

Law360, Los Angeles (June 27, 2014, 7:04 PM EDT) -- Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster's heirs have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow them to reclaim their stake in the iconic character from DC Comics, arguing the Ninth Circuit's ruling that Shuster's siblings waived the estate's rights is erroneous because they never held the Superman copyrights.

The estate filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the high court on June 20, asking the justices to reconsider the appeals court's ruling that a 1992 agreement in which Shuster's siblings allegedly gave up their rights prohibits...
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