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Feb
23
2015

Tiny Death Star

Star Wars Death Star

The Death Star is a fictional spacecraft and super weapon appearing in the Star Wars science-fiction series. It is capable of destroying an entire planet with its powerful superlaser. And now, it’s a game. We love Star Wars. And where Star Wars meets IP we are extra excited. In December last year the trademark TINY […]

Oct
31
2014

Empire Strikes Bock (2)

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Last week we posted that Lucasfilm, makers of Star Wars, filed a trademark infringement suit against brewery Empire Brewing Co. over their (Empire) “Strikes Bock” beer. Apparently, the beer’s been around for years, but recently the brewing company tried to trademark the name, alarming Lucasfilm. But Empire Brewing’s not ready to give up and turn […]

Oct
22
2014

Empire Strikes Bock

empire strikes bock

Empire brewery from the United States has a new beer. A bock beer. And they call it “Strikes bock”. So far, so good right? But wait until you add the brewery’s name: Empire Strikes Bock. We never pass on the opportunity to write about Star Wars, but this is quite the story. Empire brewery’s “Empire Strikes […]

Oct
8
2014

Luke, I am your father®

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Can breathing be trademarked? Yes. When it is Darth Vader’s breathing, it can! Star Wars. An iconic trilogy. And with that we mean the first three episodes – which later turned out to be parts 4, 5 and 6. The movies holds many legendary movie quotes like: – “No, I am your father” (often misquoted […]