IP/Entertainment Law Weekly Case Update for Motion Picture Studios and Television Networks - February 16, 2012


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 Frerck v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., USDC N.D. Illinois, February 7, 2012

  • District court denies plaintiff’s motion for a preliminary injunction to prevent future infringement of his copyrighted works, holding that although plaintiff demonstrated likelihood of success on the merits of his copyright claim, the harm he suffered could be adequately remedied with money damages.

Stan Lee Media, Inc. v. Conan Sales Co., LLC, USDC S.D. California, February 10, 2012

  • District court denies plaintiff’s motion to void 2002 bankruptcy order approving settlement transferring intellectual property rights in "Conan the Barbarian" character to defendants, holding that plaintiff failed to establish any due process violations or fraud on the court voiding the order

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