Abadin v. Marvel Entertainment, Inc., 08-cv-715 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 31, 2010)
Haynes and Boone Team:
Services: Litigation/Trial Practice
, Business Litigation
Secured dismissal of a lawsuit against Marvel seeking more than $750 million in damages and other relief. The would-be derivative plaintiffs in that action claimed that Stan Lee signed over to Stan Lee Media, Inc., a now defunct company with which Mr. Lee is no longer affiliated, rights to iconic comic book characters Lee created or co-created while employed by Marvel, including Spider-Man, Ironman and The Incredible Hulk.