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THE MOUSE HOUSE OWNS SPIDER-MAN AND THE REST

Deadline.com reports that a federal judge ruled on September 5 that the Walt Disney Company really does own the rights to the Marvel characters created by Stan Lee. U.S. District Judge William J. Martinez granted with prejudice Disney’s motion to dismiss Stan Lee Media’s multibillion-dollar superhero copyright suit. Martinez was one pissed judge. In his 11-page order, he did little to hide his annoyance with the litigious SLMI:

“Plaintiff has tried time and again to claim ownership of those copyrights; the litigation history arising out of the 1998 Agreement stretches over more than a decade and at least six courts,” he wrote of the company’s many legal moves, which he was plainly fed up with.

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