Licensed character violations
- November 13, 2006 @ 4:36pmlarrylyn says:There's a crafter at shows I do who makes licensed characters from Sesame Street, Disney......you name it.........Big Bird, Cars, Jack Sparrow, Barney, etc.............I have customers that ask me to make them and I say I can't because it would be illegal........this crafter makes alot of money making these characters........how can people get away with that?.......i'd be afraid of a law suit and who wants to fight Disney?
- November 14, 2006 @ 12:20pmMKardick says:If the other crafter is not using licensed products (kits, fabric, etc.) to make the characters then you are correct that what he/she is doing is infringement, however, the holder of the copyright or trademark is the one who must bring a cease & desist order or lawsuit against the individual. Unfortunately, there are many unscrupulous people in the world. I hope you will continue as you have to set a good example in this area.
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