United States Seventh Circuit

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GAIMAN v. MCFARLANE, 03-1331, 03-1461

District court did not err in determining that plaintiff is a joint owner of copyrights in certain comic-book characters, or in ordering defendant to so designate plaintiff on undistributed copies of comic books in which these characters appear.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/05/2004
  • Decided 02/24/2004
  • Published 02/24/2004

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, KANNE, and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Kenneth F. Levin (Argued), Levin & Associates, Chicago, IL, Allen A. Arntsen, Foley & Lardner, Madison, WI, for Plaintiffs-Appellees in 03-1331, 03-1461., Michael A. Kahn (Argued), Blackwell, Sanders, Peper, Martin, St. Louis, MO, R. Scott Feldmann, Crowell & Morning, Irvine, CA, for Defendants-Appellants in 03-1331., Todd G. Smith, Lafollette, Godfrey & Kahn, Madison, WI, Michael A. Kahn (Argued), Blackwell, Sanders, Peper, Martin, St. Louis, MO, R. Scott Feldmann, Crowell & Morning, Irvine, CA, for Defendants-Appellees in 03-1461.