Litigator of the Week: Daniel Petrocelli of O'Melveny & Myers

, The Litigation Daily


Among fans of the cartoonists who created Superman and famously sold off their rights to the character for peanuts in the 1930s, O'Melveny's Petrocelli is sometimes painted as a villain. But he's definitely a superhero to his client, Warner Brothers Entertainment, which is now tantalizingly close to fighting off nine-year-old copyright claims brought by the creators' heirs.

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