American Music Theater Issues Statement in light of Lawsuit from Disney

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Disney_on_Ice_spotlight

Disney has filed a lawsuit against Entertainment Theater Group, who operates under American Music Theater, for them using musical features from some of their movies.

The musical in question features:The Lion king, Spider Man, and Mary Poppins. Disney is upset that they included these movies. American Music Theaters Marketing Manager issues the following statement:

As a matter of course, we cannot comment on pending litigation. However, it is AMT’s firm policy to respect intellectual property. Michael Rathfon, Marketing Manager American Music Theater.

Disney is suing for copyright infringement, trademark infringement, unfair trade practices and more.