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NEWS: Stan Lee Drops US$1 Billlion Lawsuit Against Pow! Entertainment




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fantaselion



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:17 pm Reply with quote
what?
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mgosdin



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:04 pm Reply with quote
There is always something weird going on around Stan Lee. He's just a magnet for controversy.

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Usagi-kun



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:26 pm Reply with quote
Dropping the suit just makes this whole deal stranger. Confused
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:24 pm Reply with quote
So maybe he didn't drop so much as settle. Pow agreed it doesn't have exclusive rights and gave him his Twitter account. Meanwhile Facebook and Instagram are controlled by someone who is neither Lee nor Pow.

At least that's what I get from reading between the lines.

Maybe.
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Chester McCool



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:40 pm Reply with quote
unready wrote:
So maybe he didn't drop so much as settle. Pow agreed it doesn't have exclusive rights and gave him his Twitter account. Meanwhile Facebook and Instagram are controlled by someone who is neither Lee nor Pow.


Settled.. or pressured into dropping it.
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SWAnimefan



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:16 am Reply with quote
Chester McCool wrote:
Settled.. or pressured into dropping it.


Most likely settled as most lawsuits tend to be. My guess that it was to scare Pow into giving Stan everything he wants to secure his legacy after his passing.
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Eivion



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:53 am Reply with quote
This isn't too surprising since the person who was likely behind the suit has finally be separated from Stan Lee. The Pow! suit was always a weird thing that seemed like another case of Lee being taken advantage of by his then lawyer/overseer. There is a reason why Pow! said they doubted Lee was behind the lawsuit.
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Paulo27



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:33 pm Reply with quote
Maybe they had so many rights to his name that they dropped it themselves. Anime hyper
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traitorAIZEN



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:08 pm Reply with quote
It's cheaper to hire a hitman to kill him than pay that exagerated lawsuit. Where the hell did he pulled that price from anyway? He's way over his head.
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Gasero



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:22 am Reply with quote
This is all confusing, but I assume there are legit documents somewhere to explain what the heck is going on.

Lee dropping the lawsuit without mentioning a settlement makes it seem like this conflict will continue outside of the courts.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:36 am Reply with quote
There is apparently an ongoing lawsuit filed by Lee's daughter as to who is to have custody / care of Lee himself. It is possible that Stan Lee may not have been the one making the decision to file and later withdraw the lawsuit.
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