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DC Comics v. Towle - U.S. Courts


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 Is Entitled to Copyright on Batmobile, Appeals Court Rules


Sep 23, 2015 ... The Warner Bros. subsidiary was challenged by Mark Towle, ... element of the old TV show and Tim Burton film and that DC Comics did not ...

Judge rules that it's illegal to sell custom Batmobiles because the ...


Feb 10, 2013 ... California resident Mark Towle runs car customizing shop Gotham Garage, ... District Court Judge Ronald Lew's opinion on the case of DC Comics v. ... Sanderson Sales and Mktg. et al., which investigated whether or not the ...

The Top 10 Copyright Rulings Of 2015 - Law360


Dec 23, 2015 ... DC Comics v. Mark Towle — Sept. 23. Starting with the line “Holy ... 4. BMG Rights Management (US) LLC et al. v. Cox Enterprises Inc. — Nov.

Copyright in Inanimate Characters: The Disturbing Proliferation of ...

firstamendment.jou.ufl.edu/pubs/Copyright in Inanimate Characters The Disturbing Proliferation of Microworks and the Negative Effects on Copyright and Free Expression.pdf

Jun 10, 2016 ... In its September 2015 decision in DC Comics v. Towle ... Reese Phifer Professor of Journalism, University of Alabama. ∗∗ .... 2617 U.S.C. § 101 et seq. .... As noted previously, DC Comics sued Mark Towle after he manufac-.



and the director and producers (J.J. Abrams, et al.) .... Bros. and declined to hear the appeal of that ruling by Mark Towle, an Orange County, ... In DC Comics v.

10 Geeky Debates That Had To Be Settled By Federal Courts


Sep 30, 2014 ... (DC Comics v. Mark Towle, U.S. District Court, CD California, 2013) ... Sanderson Sales and Mktg. et al., which investigated whether or not the ...

The Force Could Not Keep Han Solo Alive, but Can It Protect Him from


Jul 13, 2016 ... tect fictional characters by examining DC Comics v. Towle and how trade- mark protection protects the Batmobile. A. Creating Derivative Works.

Spring 2013 - Federal Bar Association


Mar 13, 2013 ... v. Ingerman Smith LLP, 2012 WL 6720752, 1 [E.D.N.Y. 2012] finding that ... Caraballo v. City of New York et al., 2011 .... out of Mark Towle's business ... The dis- pute between DC Comics and Towle focused on the first factor,.

order - Supreme Court


Mar 7, 2016 ... cases pending the decision in Montgomery v. ..... ADAR 980 REALTY V. SOFER, AVRAHAM, ET AL. 15-720 ... TOWLE, MARK V. DC COMICS.

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Cassels Brock : To The Batmobile!: United States Court of Appeals ...


Sep 29, 2015 ... In DC Comics v. Mark Towle, a recent decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, the Court ruled in favour of DC Comics, holding that the Batmobile – the fictional .... In Anne of Green Gables Licensing Authority Inc., et al. v.

Positive As of: Feb 06, 2015 DC COMICS, Plaintiff, v. MARK TOWLE ...


PRIOR HISTORY: DC Comics v. Towle ... Plaintiff DC Comics ("Plaintiff") against Defendant Mark ...... Sanderson Sales and Mktg. et al., 547 F.3d 1213, 1220.

May 11, 2011 — DC Comics Sues Replica Batmobile Seller – Holy ...


May 11, 2011 ... DC Comics' copyrights and trademarks are the subject of numerous licensing agreements for use on Batman merchandise. Defendant Mark ... The case is DC Comics v. Mark Towle et al., CV11-03934 RSWL (C.D. Cal 2011).