Represented Saban Entertainment Inc. (Saban) against claims of copyright infringement, unfair competition, and breach of contract. The plaintiff, a graphic designer, claimed that he was the copyright owner of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers logo. On behalf of Saban, we filed a motion for summary judgment, arguing that the work was a work made for hire, or in the alternative, was assigned to Saban pursuant to a written agreement. The district court granted Saban's motion for summary judgment and awarded Saban its attorneys' fees and costs. The district court's decision was affirmed by the Ninth Circuit and the Supreme Court denied plaintiff's Petition for Writ of Certiorari.

Dees v. Saban Entertainment, Inc., 1997 U.S. App. 34129 (9th Cir.).

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