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Jabba the Hutt, a corrupt slug-like alien crime lord on the fictional desert planet of Tatooine, might very well have been a frequent enforcer of trade embargoes as he furthered his criminal enterprise. In 2008, in America, however, such embargoes in the film industry might seem anachronistic — a throwback to the pre-blogging age of […]

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The (Lucasfilms) Empire Strikes Back

On April 9, 2008 By

This week, Star Wars creator George Lucas commenced litigation in the UK against British movie prop designer Andrew Ainsworth, seeking to enforce a $20 million California judgment against Ainsworth for trademark and copyright infringement. Lucas’ claim of infringement centered on Ainworth’s unlicensed sale of Stormtrooper uniform and helmet reproductions on his personal design […]

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