Lucasfilm Is Suing A Star Wars-Themed Automobile Wash In Chile


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Chilean automobile wash proprietor Matias Jara is being sued by Disney’s Lucasfilm film studio, which claims its identify and branding might mislead folks into believing the automobile wash is in some way affiliated with the studio. In keeping with a report by Reuters, Jara obtained the go well with whereas making an attempt to file the Star Wash identify with Chilean patent authorities.

From Reuters:

Star Wash has shared movies on social media displaying attendants dressed as “Star Wars” characters resembling Chewbacca or a Stormtrooper wiping down hoods, bounty hunter Boba Fett and hero Cassian Andor wielding hosepipes as a substitute of blasters and Darth Vader showing to make use of The Power to summon cleansing cloths.”

Jara’s legal professionals are have argued that Lucasfilm’s copyrights don’t prolong to automobile washes.

It’s fairly unbelievable that Lucasfilm is drawing a line at being related to this enjoyable automobile wash whereas seemingly having no drawback being related to The Final Jedi and The Rise Of Skywalker.


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