Saturday, December 19, 2009

Lucas Loses Copyright On Stormtroopers In Britain

It was as if a million lawyers cried out at once and then was silenced... British courts ruled that George Lucas' copyright of the familiar stormtrooper design was not artistic and thus only subject to a 15 year copyright.

This could have significant ramifications, but it hasn't been tested here in the US.

Check out articles here and here.

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