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Darth Vader's legal blunder

Powershop's ad was pulled after a swift response from the patent lawyers of LucasFilm.
Powershop's ad was pulled after a swift response from the patent lawyers of LucasFilm.

WHAT do you get when you cross Darth Vader and Maria von Trapp?

A swift response from the patent lawyers of LucasFilm, as power retailer Powershop found out.

It seems their online advertisement  featuring Darth caused a fair amount of disturbance in the force and Powershop responded by pulling it from circulation.

But CEO Ari Sargent says he isn't giving up completely, "not while hope for freedom still exists in the galaxy ..."

Topics:  legal sound of music


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