In 2009, Quebec Superior Court Justice Claude Auclair, in a 240-page decision, awarded Claude Robinson $5.2 million in damages and total vindication in his case. In the 1990s, Cinar, now renamed Cookie Jar Entertainment, plagiarized the work Robinson had previously unsuccessfully presented to them in the 1980s. The company appealed the decision.
^MONIQUE MUISE. (2009, September 4). Back to the drawing board; ANIMATOR gets on with life after winning 14-year battle over rights to his character. The Gazette,A.6.
^MONIQUE MUISE. (2010, April 25). Artist can draw on his friends; Internet Campaign Grows to help Montreal animator whose 14-year plagiarism fight with Cinar Corp. saw him awarded $5.2 million last summer - only to have the decision under appeal and back in court. The Gazette,A.3.