Star Wars Event - May The 4th :) - Legal Rights


(Miguel Ángel García) #1

Hi Star Wars fanatics :slight_smile:

My company was asked to organiza a Star Wars events on the (surprise!) 4th of May.

We have plenty of ideas (franchise videogame competitions, crafts, concerts, screenings, etc). But we are aware that it has to be a lot of legal issues regarding rights.

Have you faced similar issues before? How do you deal with it?

Thanks and may the force be with you!


(Ciaran O'sullivan) #2

I have found that it is incredibly specific depending on the licesnse holder.

Star Wars are naturally very protective of their license, so they will be quite quick to shut you down or give you legal trouble if they see you making money out of their franchise.

I would have a “May the Fourth” Day, but if you avoid actually calling the event a Star Wars event that is a step in the right direction.