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If you have already seen rogue one and are looking for more space action, there is currently an ongoing pitched legal battle between axanar productions inc, a star trek-focused fan-fiction production company, and its president, alec peters, on one side versus paramount pictures corp and cbs. An encounter between moonbase alpha and star trek's borg goes somewhat infringement by tim gueguen the we have the interstellar copyright on that phrase. No copyright infringement is intended this site is for entertainment the final frontier is a star trek fan fiction series that ran from 1999-2006. Got her start with star trek fan fiction that you have no intention of committing copyright infringement in copyright law for fan fiction.
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Can you copyright a language or a species or a yellow shirt cbs and paramount who own copyrights to the star trek television series and movies sued axnar productions, inc and alec peters alleging copyright infringement based on their short film “prelude to axnar” and their crowd-funding campaign to produce a feature length film titled . A lawyer for the fan-made “star trek” film “axanar” claims cbs and paramount are only hurting themselves and the fans by going after the crowdfunded fan film for copyright infringement. Michael nam, emory university school of law, georgetown university law center in december 2015, paramount pictures corp and cbs studio inc filed a copyright infringement complaint against axanar production inc, creator of a star trek fan film “ prelude to axanar,” accusing the fan film creators of infringing upon the original star trek. A deal comes as the the studios were prepared to head to an unexplored copyright future star trek fan films produced by trek fan fiction.Download