Those Frozen Posters and the Curse of The Modern Blockbuster

Monday, February 18, 2013

Remember those posters for Disney’s Frozen that were disavowed? There was more to the story than the fact that the posters were unofficial.

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My Little Pony Trademark Dispute Shocker

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The latest incarnation of My Little Pony has been worthy of plenty of discussion since its debut. The quality is excellent, the artists behind it are superb and…

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Animation Case Highlights Distinction Between Copyright and Trademark

Friday, November 30, 2012

Back in September of this year, a case came to prominence in the UK whereby Disney threatened to sue independent studio, Brightspark over their strikingly familiar animated films….

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The Atlanta Braves Oppose Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Trademark Application

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Hilarious image shamelessly yoinked from Filmdrunk I’m really not quite sure what to make of this. According to /film (who got it from Stitch Kingdom), the Atlanta Braves…

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Apparently Lady Gaga Doesn’t Like Animation

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Via: TBI This just in, yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter among others posted that Lady Gaga has won an injunction against a parody creation from Mind Candy called Lady…

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Animators and The Law: When Will Mickey Mouse Enter the Public Domain?

Thursday, July 7, 2011

  This is the fourth and last in a series of posts that take a look at just some of the many legal aspects of the animation industry….

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You Know You’re Successful When Someone Copies Your Idea

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Here’s an old one for you. No, it’s certainly not Mickey Mouse and if you watch the whole thing, you’ll see ‘Minnie’ engaging in some things that Walt…

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