Disney/Marvel Facing Copyright Lawsuit
It appears that Walt Disneyâ€™s $4 billion purchase of Marvel Entertainment might come with more than itâ€™s fair share of headaches, 45 in fact.
The heirs of Jack Kirby, forward thinking X-Men, Fantastic Four have sent 45 notices of copyright termination to Marvel and Disney, as well as Marvel distributors and studios Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, and co-creator of many Marvel tentpole properties including , , and other companies that have been using the characters. Pictures
The notices served have indicated Kirbyâ€™s familiesâ€™ intentions to regain copyrights over the late artistâ€™s creations by as early as 2014, according to the law firm behind the recent â€œSupermanâ€ rights battle â€“ Toberoff & Associates.
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