Netflix sued over Bandersnatch's similarities to Choose Your Own Adventure

Publishers of book series claim Netflix is using an association with the brand to increase awareness of the Black Mirror episodeNetflix is being sued over its recent interactive episode of Black Mirror.The streaming platform released the feature-length Bandersnatch in December which allowed viewers to make decisions at various points of the story, affecting what outcome they might then encounter. But the publishers behind the long-running Choose Your Own Adventure series of books is claiming their brand had been unfairly used. Related: Bandersnatch: a tipping point for games in 2019? Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Choose Your Own Adventure' publisher sues Netflix over 'Bandersnatch'

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Netflix seeks dismissal of Black Mirror Bandersnatch lawsuit

Netflix is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit by indie publisher Chooseco over its interactive Black Mirror episode "Bandersnatch". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie publisher sues Netflix in Bandersnatch trademark row

Vermont-based indie publisher Chooseco is suing Netflix for allegedly infringing on its Choose Your Own Adventure trademark with the release of interactive feature "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chooseco Sues Netflix, Alleging ‘Bandersnatch’ Trademark Infringement

Chooseco officials say that Netflix not only failed to license the right to use its trademark in connection with the fictional “Bandersnatch,” but that the film’s dark content disparages the publisher's trademark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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