'Deadpool' and Copyright Infringement
The newest superhero blockbuster, “Deadpool,” is a certified hit, having racked up more than $500 million at the worldwide box office after only two weekends. But prior to its release, the script was in limbo for many years. The prospects of the movie’s production weren’t looking promising—that is, until test footage leaked on the Internet, sparking strong positive reactions from comic book fans and spurring Fox into action. As damaging as copyright infringement may be to the movie industry, Fox may owe its latest hit to the footage’s illegal release.
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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas. He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time. Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.