Disney faces flap over Frozen trailer

Animator claims that the movie’s trailer infringers on her intellectual property

While Disney may have decided to “Let it Go” and allow fans to remix, parody and pay homage to the most popular song on the soundtrack of its latest animated blockbuster, it seems that the Mouse House cannot avoid all manner of intellectual property hurdles.

Now, the studio behind the mega hit “Frozen” is facing a copyright infringement lawsuit. But this suit does not target the songs in the movie, nor the entirety of the film itself, which is based on Han Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen.” Instead, animator Kelly Wilson is claiming that the trailer for the megahit movie is infringing on her intellectual property.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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