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Reuters: Marvel Settles with Four Artists in Superhero Copyright Fight

June 9, 2023

Marvel has settled a series of lawsuits with four artists seeking copyright termination rights for several iconic characters, including Iron Man, Ant-Man, and Captain Marvel. Per the filings, the lawsuits against Larry Lieber and the estates of Don Heck, Gene Colan, and Don Rico will be dropped with prejudice. An “amicable resolution” has been reached, according to a Disney spokesperson and a lawyer for the artists. Marvel is represented by Dan Petrocelli and Molly Lens of O’Melveny & Myers LLP.

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