Marvel Worldwide, Inc. et al v. Kirby et al

Filing 31

MOTION to Dismiss Counterclaims. Document filed by The Walt Disney Company, Marvel Entertainment, Inc., MVL Rights, LLC, Marvel Worldwide, Inc., Marvel Characters, Inc..(Quinn, James)

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ------------------------------------------------------x : MARVEL WORLDWIDE, INC., : MARVEL CHARACTERS, INC. and : MVL RIGHTS, LLC, : : Plaintiffs, : : - against: : LISA R. KIRBY, BARBARA J. KIRBY, : NEAL L. KIRBY and SUSAN N. KIRBY, : : Defendants. : ------------------------------------------------------x : LISA R. KIRBY, BARBARA J. KIRBY, : NEAL L. KIRBY and SUSAN N. KIRBY, : : Counterclaim-Plaintiffs, : : - against: : MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT, INC., : MARVEL WORLDWIDE, INC., : MARVEL CHARACTERS, INC., MVL : RIGHTS, LLC, THE WALT DISNEY : COMPANY and DOES 1 through 10, : : Counterclaim-Defendants. : ------------------------------------------------------x Civil Action No. 10 Civ. 141 (CM) (KNF) NOTICE OF MOTION TO DISMISS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, upon the accompanying Memorandum of Law, Declaration of Eli Bard and exhibits thereto, and all prior pleadings and proceedings heretofore had herein, Counterclaim-Defendants Marvel Worldwide, Inc., Marvel Characters, Inc., MVL Rights, LLC, The Walt Disney Company and Marvel Entertainment, Inc. will move this Court, before the Honorable Colleen McMahon, United States District Judge, United States District US_ACTIVE:\43403130\01\79593.0027 Court for the Southern District of New York, at the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York, on a date and at a time to be set by the Court, for an order pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure dismissing the Counterclaims of Counterclaim-Plaintiffs Lisa R. Kirby, Barbara J. Kirby, Neal L. Kirby and Susan N. Kirby with prejudice, and for such other and further relief as this Court may deem just and proper. Dated: May 24, 2010 By: /s/ James W. Quinn WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES LLP James W. Quinn R. Bruce Rich Randi W. Singer 767 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10153 Tel: (212) 310-8000 Fax: (212) 310-8007 PAUL, HASTINGS, JANOFSKY & WALKER LLP Jodi A. Kleinick 75 East 55th Street New York, NY 10022 Tel.: (212) 318-6000 Fax: (212) 319-4090 HAYNES AND BOONE, LLP David Fleischer 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 26th floor New York, NY 10020 (212) 659-7300 Attorneys for Plaintiffs/CounterclaimDefendants US_ACTIVE:\43403130\01\79593.0027 2