Old news about Winnie the Pooh and Disney but I hope still interesting. Never underestimate your intellectual property - trademarks, copyrights, and patents - but also do not overestimate its value, either. This is how MSNBC started its story:
The two sides in the long-running royalty dispute over the Winnie the Pooh characters have ended settlement talks, ensuring that complicated federal copyright litigation will continue.Now who'd think that a little thing Winnie the Pooh would be worth that much? Walt Disney, for one.
The Walt Disney Co., which generates about $1 billion in annual revenue from the sale of Pooh products, informed a federal magistrate last month that it would not participate in settlement talks with the family that owns the licensing rights to the characters.
The remainder of the story is found here.