Was the focus on IP issues in the Court’s 2013 term an aberration? Or did the Court’s docket signal its recognition that IP plays an increasingly important matters impacting society?
When Kirby co-created these characters with the likes of Joe Simon and Stan Lee, he was toiling for Marvel (formerly Timely) Comics in a work-for-hire situation. This distinction is at the crux of the legal matter here.
Marvel Entertainment won a smackdown at the 2nd Circuit on Thursday in its dispute with the children of comic book artist Jack Kirby