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Old 11-09-08, 08:24 PM
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So, um...Christopher Nolan's gonna get sued cause of "Batman"

http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/english/d...76.asp?gid=244

If this is true it's just so...stupid.
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Old 11-09-08, 08:29 PM
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I don't think he'd be allowed to sue Nolan. He'd have to go after either WB as the distributor or more likely DC as the owner of the property.

Such a coincidence that this happens when one film makes close to $1B before you even get into media sales. Where have they been the last 70+ years while the property was circulating in other types of media?....
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Old 11-09-08, 08:39 PM
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Hahaha That's a new one. I want to live in Batman... well according to that article maybe not.
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Old 11-09-08, 08:48 PM
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I don't think Metropolis, Ill. ever sued WB
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I'm sure this case will go real far
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*sigh*.....just..wha...*sigh*
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Old 11-09-08, 09:41 PM
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That is hilarious.

They're just after some publicity. This will be thrown out because Batman has been an iconic character known worldwide for over 60 years - and if they were going to sue over the name they could have done so long ago. They gave up their right to sue by NOT suing back when this would have originally been an issue.

But it's still hilarious - just the blatant stupidity of the thing!
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Old 11-09-08, 09:44 PM
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Not to matter, the guy has no standing to sue, least in America.
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Old 11-09-08, 10:19 PM
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I think he's got a good shot, and I know a thing or two about this. My name is Bartholomew J. Titanic, and in 1998 James Cameron released a film titled after my namesake that implied that Titanics were unsound and foolhardy. I sued Cameron (not the company who designed the boat), and now I have a mansion and I'm married to a Kate Winslet made of solid gold.

I hope Nolan has a good team of lawyers.
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Old 11-09-08, 10:55 PM
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Wow. They really damaged your good name

If anything, Nolan, WB and DC should sue that mayor, because Batman represents good over evil, justice, and a town full of murder and female suicides (what the hell?) is a threat to Batman's reputation!
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omg...that would actually work sadly...
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Originally Posted by Sanjuro37 View Post
I think he's got a good shot, and I know a thing or two about this. My name is Bartholomew J. Titanic, and in 1998 James Cameron released a film titled after my namesake that implied that Titanics were unsound and foolhardy. I sued Cameron (not the company who designed the boat), and now I have a mansion and I'm married to a Kate Winslet made of solid gold.

I hope Nolan has a good team of lawyers.


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Old 11-10-08, 07:26 AM
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Jason Bateman was almost sued as well.
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Peter Jurasik should sue Spielberg.
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Originally Posted by Sanjuro37 View Post
I think he's got a good shot, and I know a thing or two about this. My name is Bartholomew J. Titanic, and in 1998 James Cameron released a film titled after my namesake that implied that Titanics were unsound and foolhardy. I sued Cameron (not the company who designed the boat), and now I have a mansion and I'm married to a Kate Winslet made of solid gold.

I hope Nolan has a good team of lawyers.
You need to go after Matt Groening next friend.
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I wonder if Rostam Batmanglij will get any money out of this.
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I suppose the next lawsuit will be directed at Joel Schumacher by the mayor of Mr. Freeze...
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I suppose the next lawsuit will be directed at Joel Schumacher by the mayor of Mr. Freeze...
I would actually have no problem with someone suing Joel Schumacher, but after years of research I must regretfully conclude that you cannot sue someone for being a talentless drain on the concept of entertainment.
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Sounds like Istanbullshit.




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Originally Posted by Sanjuro37 View Post
I think he's got a good shot, and I know a thing or two about this. My name is Bartholomew J. Titanic, and in 1998 James Cameron released a film titled after my namesake that implied that Titanics were unsound and foolhardy. I sued Cameron (not the company who designed the boat), and now I have a mansion and I'm married to a Kate Winslet made of solid gold.

I hope Nolan has a good team of lawyers.
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Sounds like Istanbullshit.




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