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Shuster family loses court ruling in Superman copyright
Michael Cavna reports on the recent ruling in California that denies the Shuster family a stake in copyright ownership of the Superman character.
On Wednesday, the perpetual fight – now waged by the descendants – got its latest crucial plot twist:
A federal judge in California has ruled that Shuster’s heirs cannot reclaim copyrights to Superman. U.S. District Court Judge Otis D. Wright decided that those rights were surrendered 20 years ago when Shuster’s siblings reached an annual payment agreement with DC Comics and gave up interest in the Son of Krypton.