Spider-Man, Spider-Man, fighting IP litigation like a spider can

Stan Lee Media Inc. says it owns Spider-Man’s rights, but Disney wants an end to SLMI’s litigation once and for all

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Oh, what a tangled web Spider-Man weaves, when first IP lawyers practice to deceive...

Who actually owns the rights to the money-making comic book character? Stan Lee Media Inc. believes that the rights to Spider-Man belong to Stan Lee, the successful Marvel comic book creator. Disney — and four previous court cases — believe, however, that Stan Lee’s creations belong to Marvel, which is now owned by Disney. Now, a district court may have the final say.

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Zach Warren is Assistant Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, where he oversees online content submissions and administers InsideCounsel's enewsletters. Zach specializes in new media and multimedia...

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