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Tolkien Estate

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The '''Tolkien Estate''' is the legal body which manages the copyrights of [[J. R. R. Tolkien]]'s works. It mainly holds the copyright over the literary texts. Executors of the estate include [[Christopher Tolkien]], his wife [[Baillie Tolkien]], and Christopher's nephew [[Michael Tolkien, Jr.]]. Cathleen Blackburn of Manches & Co. has been the estate's solicitor for many years.
 
The '''Tolkien Estate''' is the legal body which manages the copyrights of [[J. R. R. Tolkien]]'s works. It mainly holds the copyright over the literary texts. Executors of the estate include [[Christopher Tolkien]], his wife [[Baillie Tolkien]], and Christopher's nephew [[Michael Tolkien, Jr.]]. Cathleen Blackburn of Manches & Co. has been the estate's solicitor for many years.
  
The film and merchandise rights for ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' and ''[[The Hobbit]]'' were sold by J.R.R. Tolkien, and are currently owned by [[Tolkien Enterprises]], a company controlled by [[Saul Zaentz]].
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The film and merchandise rights for ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' and ''[[The Hobbit]]'' were sold by J.R.R. Tolkien, and are currently owned by [[Middle-earth Enterprises]], a company controlled by [[Saul Zaentz]].
  
 
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Revision as of 11:57, 9 May 2010

The Tolkien Estate is the legal body which manages the copyrights of J. R. R. Tolkien's works. It mainly holds the copyright over the literary texts. Executors of the estate include Christopher Tolkien, his wife Baillie Tolkien, and Christopher's nephew Michael Tolkien, Jr.. Cathleen Blackburn of Manches & Co. has been the estate's solicitor for many years.

The film and merchandise rights for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit were sold by J.R.R. Tolkien, and are currently owned by Middle-earth Enterprises, a company controlled by Saul Zaentz.

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