Superman

Jerusalem Shop Pays 'Super' Fine Over Unlicensed Kippot

03/19/2013

A Jerusalem shop settled out of court with two comic book companies that charged it sells unlicensed kippahs bearing the images of Superman and Spiderman.

Avi Binyamin, owner of the Kippa Man store on Ben Yehuda Street in central Jerusalem, will pay Marvel Comics and Warner Brothers $17,000 each for the unauthorized use of their superheroes' images. The companies had sued for about $27,000 in damages

Yarmulkes decorated with trademark superhero images are common in Judaica stores and online.
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