In the movies, it seems that monsters are always up to no good — making mayhem or setting fires.

But in a federal court in Philadelphia last week, a couple dozen movie monsters made some important new law and set a few significant precedents in the area of copyrights and trademarks that will help to define the doctrine of “fair use” for years to come.

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