Sep 23, 2015 ... DC COMICS,. Plaintiff-Appellee, v. MARK TOWLE, an individual, DBA. Garage
Gotham, ... DC Comics against a maker of Batmobile replicas.
DC Comics v. Towle. 802 F.3d 1012 (9th Cir. 2015), cert. denied, 136 S.Ct. ...
Batmobiles created by mechanic Mark Towle infringed DC's in the Batmobile as it
Sep 23, 2015 ... After several years of legal donuts with car replica maker Mark Towle, DC Comics
and Warner Bros today finally can kick the tires and light the ...
www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/457054/Copyright/Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals THE BATMOBILE IS A CHARACTER UNDER COPYRIGHT LAW NEW THREEPART TEST FOR DETERMINING CHARACTER PROTECTION
Jan 11, 2016 ... Mechanic Mark Towle's business, which operated under the name Gotham
Garage, offered and sold ... DC Comics v. ... As for the comics, Towle conceded
that DC Comics owns all rights in the comic books, but argued that his ...
Feb 5, 2015 ... The case is Mark Towle v. DC Comics, case number 13-55484, in the U.S. Court
of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. — Additional reporting by ...
Mar 7, 2016 ... DC Comics has won its crusade against Batmobile duplicates. ... Mark Towle had
been producing versions of Batman's vehicle as it appeared in the 1966 Adam
West ... Meet the new Lex Luthor in 'Batman v Superman'.
Mar 8, 2013 ... Towle: Batmobile Case Outlines “Objects as Characters” ... featuring the Batman
character, brought suit against Defendant Mark Towle and ... While the court
granted DC Comics' motion for summary judgment with regard to ...
Jan 22, 2016 ... 22 petition for writ of certiorari, Mark Towle claims that the Gotham City cruisers ...
similar to any one of the automobiles that DC Comics drew,” Towle's ... one made
by the federal appeals court in 2008 in Halicki Films LLC v.
DC Comics v. Towle. USDC C.D. California, February 13, 2013 ... including, the
BATMOBILE wordmark, the BAT emblem design mark, the BAT REP II design ...
Sep 23, 2015 ... The ruling decided whether custom car maker Mark Towle had infringed on DC
Comics' copyright by making nearly $200,000 off of replica ...