Supreme Court stays out of Batmobile case, a victory for DC Comics' copyright crusade

Pow! Zap! Bam! DC Comics has won its crusade against Batmobile duplicates. The comic book publisher's legal battle with a Temecula mechanic over knockoffs of Batman's prized vehicle won't go before the Supreme Court.  On Monday, the high court declined to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish Supreme Court Rejects Facebook Bid to Block ECJ Data Case

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