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Warner Bros. and Tolkien estate end Lord of the Rings slot game dispute

5th July 2017 6:59 am GMT

Entertainment giant Warner Bros. and the estate of British writer and poet JRR Tolkien have brought an end to a five-year court battle relating to the use of the Lord of the Rings brand in gambling games.

The Tolkein Trust had joined forces with publisher Harper Collins and several other parties to launch an US$80m lawsuit back in November 2012 against Warner Bros., the company's subsidiary New Line Productions and rights holder The Saul Zaentz Company.

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