Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Siegel’

Appeals Court Upholds Superman Rights

by Dan Collinson February 19, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter reports that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the decision from the rights to Superman between the estate of Jerry Siegel and Warner Brothers. On February 10, 2016, the judges have agreed that in 2001, the widow of Jerry Siegel transferred the rights to the character to Warner’s subsidiary DC […]

Court Says: Superman Rights Case is Over

by Dan Collinson April 19, 2013
Newsarama reports that DC Comics, and its parent company Warner Brothers has full ownership on Superman. Judge Otis Wright III of the U.S. District Court ruled that “The Court hold that the 2001 settlement agreement between DC and Siegels re-granted the Siegels’ Superman, Superboy, and a Superman advertisements that ran in the 1930s to DC […]


Warner Gets Victory in the Superman Legal Battle

by Dan Collinson January 14, 2013
Superhero Hype reports that Warner Brothers has won their appeal case over the estate of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel.  The case ended a long time argument between the Siegels and the parent company of DC Comics over the rights to the Man of Steel. In 2008, the Siegel estate won the copyright termination case retaining […]