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fan_films_breaking_the_unwritten_rules_and_defining_profit [2016/09/10 20:04]
Carlos Pedraza [Axanar's Red Flags]
fan_films_breaking_the_unwritten_rules_and_defining_profit [2009/05/26 00:24] (current)
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 Whether [[lawsuit|Paramount v. Axanar]] goes all the way to a jury trial or is settled out of court (like most lawsuits), Tomazic concludes it will have far-reaching implications on future fan film productions:​ Whether [[lawsuit|Paramount v. Axanar]] goes all the way to a jury trial or is settled out of court (like most lawsuits), Tomazic concludes it will have far-reaching implications on future fan film productions:​
  
-> The Axanar lawsuit should serve as a cautionary tale for all fan film makers, as it will most likely result in strongly stated and probably strict parameters being set by other rights holders for future tolerated use of their intellectual property. <wrap hi>​Peters,​ by going too far in making a film that was no longer a fan film but a low-budget film with paid professionals competing with Star Trek works, crossed that line.</​wrap>​ He may have made it more difficult for fans to pay homage to their favorite movies with a lovingly crafted but still unauthorized work. <wrap lo>​[emphasis added]</​wrap>​(([[http://​met-iplaw.com/​met-iplaw2012/?​p=185|Intellectual Property Law blog, 2/11/16]]))+> The Axanar lawsuit should serve as a cautionary tale for all fan film makers, as it will most likely result in strongly stated and probably strict parameters being set by other rights holders for future tolerated use of their intellectual property. <wrap hi>​Peters,​ by going too far in making a film that was no longer a fan film but a low-budget film with paid professionals competing with Star Trek works, crossed that line.</​wrap>​ He may have made it more difficult for fans to pay homage to their favorite movies with a lovingly crafted but still unauthorized work. <wrap lo>[//emphasis added//]</​wrap>​(([[http://​met-iplaw.com/​met-iplaw2012/?​p=185|Intellectual Property Law blog, 2/11/16]]))
  
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