Las Vegas, NV asked in Copyright for Nevada

Q: Hello, I am trying to come out with an eyeshadow palette that is themed stranger things. Can I get into trouble?

I cannot find anything online about their copyright or how to even contact somebody to see if I could get approval to do this project. What would happen if I created this pallet without permission?

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John Espinosa

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A: If you are marketing it as a stranger things theme then you can expect legal action for infringing on their rights. The right to use the name is covered by trademark law. Here is the trademark ownership info for stranger things: https://trademarks.justia.com/867/68/stranger-86768141.html

Also, here is an article about another business that tried to use their name without permission: https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/09/netflix-cease-and-desist-stranger-things/540579/

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