http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/warner-bros-wants-disqualify-tolkien-710764 Partial quote: "Faced with an $80 million lawsuit, Warner Bros. submitted counterclaims that argue the Tolkien estate had improperly revoked certain rights and harmed the studio by causing it to miss out on potential licensing revenue as well as exposure for the Hobbit films. Since a judge allowed the counterclaims to proceed, the parties have been quietly waging an absolutely brutal battle at the disco