The article doesn’t appear to be tied to any movement in the suit, but instead relies on Marvel’s current box-office success as a news hook. Still, it’s a good summary of the players and events surrounding the case: infamous entrepreneur Peter F. Paul, a bankrupt dot-com, Stan himself, and Bill and Hillary Clinton.
The lawsuit asserts that in 1998 Lee assigned his intellectual property to Stan Lee Media before he negotiated a new contract with Marvel — the previous one was rejected during Marvel’s bankruptcy — in which he relinquished claims to ownership of the characters he co-created.
So Stan Lee Media, which is being sued by Stan Lee, claims it co-owns Lee’s Marvel creations, and should receive half of the money Marvel has earned from them. Marvel, of course, says the lawsuit has no merit.
Confused yet? Go read the article.