For kids reared on comic books, what could be more natural than tumbling outside with friends to make up new adventures for their favorite superheroes, such as Captain America? Apparently Marvel, owners of copyright and trademark rights to classic superheroes, thinks generations of children were all infringers, little better than the downloaders targeted by the music and film industries, says Fred von Lohmann. Should parents be policing their kids, lest they be caught "pretending without a license"?
Et tu, Marvel?
Special to Law.com
December 3, 2004
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