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Stan Lee’s Daughter Sanctioned $1M After Losing Pow IP Suit

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Stan Lee’s Daughter Sanctioned $1M After Losing Pow IP Suit

Law360 (June 26, 2020, 8:44 PM EDT) — A California federal judge Thursday tossed Stan Lee’s daughter’s lawsuit aiming to regain the late comic book legend’s intellectual property rights from his former partners and sanctioned her $1 million for frivolous and improper filings, making her attorneys jointly liable for $250,000 of the sanctions.

U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright II granted Pow Entertainment Inc.’s motion to dismiss Joan Celia “JC” Lee’s September suit claiming her father’s business partners orchestrated a scheme to “loot” his intellectual property, finding that the daughter’s claims of copyright ownership have already been put to rest in previous lawsuits.

All of JC Lee’s claims are…

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