Heirs of the late comic writer Jacob Kurtzberg, better known by his pen name Jack Kirby, have retained Marc Toberoff — a thorn in the side of many Hollywood studios — to file copyright claims related to several superheroes.
The New York Times and Los Angeles Times report that 45 notices of copyright termination were sent to Marvel Entertainment, The Walt Disney Company, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox seeking to regain copyright control of certain characters.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]