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November 20, 2018

Dr Seuss

The trademark dispute canna take the strain! Dr Seuss, Star Trek and Copyright Infringement in the US, Part 2

Back in 2016, we noted a dispute on foot between Dr Seuss Enterprises (DSE) and ComicMix. DSE had commenced proceedings in the District Court in San Diego, California against ComicMix for trade mark and copyright infringement and unfair competition. ComicMix had raised money for a book called Oh, The Places You’ll Boldly Go which is

“Litigation, Jim, but not as we know it”: Dr Seuss, Star Trek and Copyright Infringement in the US

It is a rare day that a Kickstarter campaign – and a successful one, raising $30000 – for a comic book goes on to detail intellectual property infringement as a legal risk for the venture: While we firmly believe that our parody, created with love and affection, fully falls within the boundary of fair use,