Animation Articles 05-2020

Sunday, February 2, 2020

A selection of the best animation news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week ending February 2nd, 2020.

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Annoying Orange Slapped With Lawsuit

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Cartoon Network’s Annoying Orange show has been hit with a lawsuit because of its similarity to a public safety campaign from North Dakota.

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FOX and Universal Sued Over Simpsons Theme Park Ride

Friday, October 12, 2012

Via: The Simpsons Wikia   I’ll admit that legal matters tend to make my ears prick up for reasons that are still not entirely clear but I couldn’t…

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Apparently Lady Gaga Doesn’t Like Animation

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Via: TBI This just in, yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter among others posted that Lady Gaga has won an injunction against a parody creation from Mind Candy called Lady…

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Canadian Court Upholds Animator’s Copyright Claim Against Cinar

Friday, July 22, 2011

The Montreal Gazette is reporting that Quebec Court of Appealhas upheld a previous ruling against Cinar (the forerunner to Cookie Jar). The case involves Claude Robinson and a…

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Quick Note: The ‘Lightning McQueen’ Lawsuit

Monday, December 20, 2010

Via: MousePlanet There was an important legal ruling last week that is certainly an important one in the world of animation, namely that Pixar did not rip-off the…

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Studios ‘Stealing’ Ideas and Why Animators Need to Know Their Rights

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Via: This morning, I read over on AWN that some guy, by the name of Terence Dunn, is suing DreamWorks for stealing his idea for Kung Fu…

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