Lucasfilm, Ltd. and Lucasfilm Entertainment Company, Ltd. filed a lawsuit against EZ2Fly, Inc., et. al for the manufacture and distribution of unauthorized merchandise that are remarkable similar to authorized STAR WARS branded toys.
Lucas alleges EZ2FLY advertised and sold a replica of the STAR WARS X-WING STARFIGHTER online and at trade shows, titled as “X-WING.” The plaintiffs also allege the STAR WARS theme music was played in connection with advertising for the products.
The complaint, filed April 8, 2010, in the Central District of California, alleges copyright infringement, false designation of origin and false description, trademark infringement, state common law trademark infringement, and unfair competition, among other claims.
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