Read the Warner Bros. lawsuit against Superman lawyer

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Read the Warner Bros. lawsuit against Superman lawyer

Fri May 14, 2010 @ 10:43AM PST

By Matthew Belloni

Warner Bros. has pulled the trigger on a lawsuit we've heard rumblings about for months.

The studio today is suing Marc Toberoff, the arch nemesis attorney who represents the Shuster and Siegel families in copyright termination cases that put the studio's Superman franchise at risk. Warners claims Toberoff has a conflict of interest because he stands to gain financially from the "Superman" property.

Here's the full complaint, read for yourself.

 

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