Eisner Gets to Keep Pooh's Honey Pot

A judge's surprising and scathing dismissal of a long-running royalty suit could save Disney hundreds of millions of dollars

Walt Disney (DIS ) CEO Michael Eisner, in the midst of fighting off angry shareholders who would like to see him go, received some welcome news on Mar. 29, when a California court threw out a 13-year-old suit by heirs to the estate that controls the popular Winnie the Pooh franchise.

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