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No worries


The Walt Disney Co. is having legal troubles over the phrase "Hakuna Matata" from the movie The Lion King. The entertainment giant is under siege over the Swahili phrase that means "no worries". More than 180,000 people have signed an [...]

No worries2019-02-19T11:25:09+02:00

Warner Bros. makes Harry Potter Cafe disappear


Warner Bros Entertainment has sued a Harry Potter-themed cafe in Hong Kong for copyright infringement. The Hollywood film studio accused the "9 3/4 Cafe" in Hong Kong of infringing its copyright to its original artistic works and demanded damages. Warner [...]

Warner Bros. makes Harry Potter Cafe disappear2019-02-19T11:17:05+02:00

Casa di Papel’s use of Dalí mask unlawful?


The Dalí Foundation wants to ban the masks worn by the protagonists in the popular Netflix series La Casa de Papel. According to the foundation, the masks, which are based on the face of the Spanish artist, were used by [...]

Casa di Papel’s use of Dalí mask unlawful?2019-02-19T11:13:47+02:00

Game over, cheaters!


Epic, one of the world's largest video game producer, has recently sued a YouTuber by the name of Golden Modz for selling Fortnite Battle Royale cheats. Copyright infringement, Epic says. The YouTube channel basically contains videos of cheats shown in [...]

Game over, cheaters!2019-02-19T10:41:05+02:00

FC Barcelona not happy with Barça Textile


FC Barcelona has filed a lawsuit against the Turkish company 'Barca textile', stating that the company is using the name Barca for commercial purposes. The Spanish top football club is also known by the name 'Barça'. Barca Textile has started [...]

FC Barcelona not happy with Barça Textile2019-02-19T10:27:16+02:00

Big Mac, big loss


Fast food chain McDonald's has lost its exclusive right to the Big Mac trademark in the European Union following a request from its Irish rival Supermac with the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). The EUIPO ruled that McDonald's lost its [...]

Big Mac, big loss2019-02-19T12:21:28+02:00

Primark big ‘fan’ of Vans


According to the iconic shoes manufacturer Vans, Irish clothing chain Primark has copied two of its famous sneakers. A US court may look into the case. Vans filed a complaint with the New York court earlier this month. The Americans [...]

Primark big ‘fan’ of Vans2019-01-14T12:06:43+02:00

Copy As You Are


The band Nirvana has sued for copyright infringement over Marc Jacobs' Grunge Redux Collection, alleging that the fashion brand is infringing on the band’s copyright for its smiley face logo. According to the lawsuit, the late Kurt Cobain created the [...]

Copy As You Are2019-01-14T11:53:11+02:00

It’s not unusual to be sued by anyone


Fresh Prince's "Carlton", played by Alfonso Ribeiro, is suing the developers of the popular game Fortnite over "the Carlton dance", which is used in the game. Ribeiro is also taking legal action against a different game developer for doing the [...]

It’s not unusual to be sued by anyone2018-12-19T11:22:06+02:00
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