Tolkien Estate and Harper Sue Filmmakers for Overstepping Merchandising Agreements

In a lawsuit reminiscent of some publishing disputes over contracts from decades ago, on Monday the Tolkien Estate and HarperCollins have sued Warner Bros., New Line and the Saul Zaentz Company for allegedly overreaching in their licensing of merchandising rights to The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The…

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