Ask any lawyer at a Hollywood studio about Marc Toberoff, and the response seems almost like an involuntary reflex: The Toberoff name invokes a negative head-shake cutting off further discussion. Toberoff has successfully exploited "termination rights"-the once-ignored but now high-profile passages in copyright law that let authors or their heirs wrest back control of copyrights from studios or publishers.
The Man Hollywood Loves to Hate
IP Law & Business
October 8, 2008