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After a nasty public battle between media giants Warner Brothers and 20th Century Fox, comic book fans can once again look forward to March 6. That is the day that Watchmen, a highly anticipated adaptation of Alan Moore’s popular graphic novel of the same name, hits theaters. Until recently, the film’s [...]

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Harry Potter and the Resurrected Lexicon

On December 9, 2008 By JETLaw

Harry Potter’s battle against Voldemort lasted for seven years, and sometimes it seems as if the battle over his Lexicon will take just as long. After RDR Books, publishers of the Harry Potter Lexicon, lost a copyright infringement action brought by JK Rowling and Warner Brothers (the decision is detailed in our blog post [...]

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Not many folks can boast that their hometown shares the name of a famous superhero, and most people would likely find such a coincidence amusing. The mayor of Batman, Turkey, however– far from amused– has announced his plans to sue Christopher Nolan, the director of The Dark Knight, and Warner [...]

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Just two weeks after JK Rowling won a copyright infringement suit against RDR books, a court in Delhi, India, in a totally separate case, has given the greenlight to Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors.

Warner Brothers, which owns the rights to the Harry Potter franchise, claimed [...]

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Jabba the Hutt, a corrupt slug-like alien crime lord on the fictional desert planet of Tatooine, might very well have been a frequent enforcer of trade embargoes as he furthered his criminal enterprise. In 2008, in America, however, such embargoes in the film industry might seem anachronistic — a throwback to the pre-blogging age of [...]

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