Your mash-up T-shirt (still) isn’t Fair Use*
A federal court ruled in favor of ComicMix in a case in which their Star Trek / Dr. Seuss mash-up book, “Oh, The Places You’ll Boldly Go” was claimed to have infringed upon the intellectual property of Dr. Seuss Enterprises. The ruling has many people claiming that similar creative projects — like mash-up shirts and books — are now legally protected.
It’s a little more complicated than that. Let’s talk about what happened and what it means for creators…The content you are trying to access is only available to members.