Warner Bros. settles $80M copyright suit brought by Tolkien estate over LOTR online video and casino gambling games

3 01 2018

On July 5th a federal judge entered an order granting the dismissal of a copyright case, which had been filed by the estate of famed English fantasy author J. R. R. Tolkien and American entertainment company Warner Bros. The case arises out of the Tolkien estate’s allegations that Warner Bros. was in breach of contract in using their merchandising rights to The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit to develop video games based on those properties.


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