How a Lawsuit Killed Youtube’s Most Exciting Project Car

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Il y a 8 mois

Movie cars are always cool, but can the owners of Gone in 60 Seconds or Back to the Future sue you for build Eleanor or a Delorean Time Machine? What do you have to do to stop your movie replica from becoming a legal nightmare? If you want to build a Batmobile, or a Jurassic Park Jeep, or a Fast and Furious Supra, there's some things you'll need to know. Nolan takes a look at some of the most recent cases to rock the car world, and we find out exactly what puts a project at risk of being shut down.
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Gyms Aslan
Gyms Aslan Il y a heure
America is funny :D
Metal Jacket
Metal Jacket Il y a 23 heures
These copyright laws are absurd , ridiculous, wrong..they confiscated a car like it was a counterfeit purse ,or bag..that's not right . They own the pink slip to that vehicle , they should be able to make it look how ever they want to . This is what happens when large pockets dictate how laws apply to small pockets ..
Hardware 570
Hardware 570 Il y a jour
WTF! They took it?! Now I understand not wanting to allow yourself to be bullied out of doing something, but why not just change the name and avoid aalllll this bullshit?
FLUXXEUS Il y a 2 jours
The fact they couldn't just rename it is fucked... 🙃
Christopher Neisius
Christopher Neisius Il y a 2 jours
That’s such bs just saying they obviously aren’t car people!
AX Sneakers
AX Sneakers Il y a 2 jours
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MrSpikeofchaos Il y a 3 jours
At the end there you seem to be mixing copyright and trademark. Copyright you can not enforce for years and then just sue everyone one day. Trademark has to be defended from even just one infringement or you risk losing your mark.
Andrew Wheeler
Andrew Wheeler Il y a 3 jours
the ‘67 GT500 is an imposter
trifon jacobs
trifon jacobs Il y a 3 jours
But what if you named your actual Mustang horse ‘Eleanor’? Would they sue you for that?
Miguel V.
Miguel V. Il y a 3 jours
I just named my car eleanor. Come and get it!
YeetThe Skeet
YeetThe Skeet Il y a 3 jours
Simple, name it a different name
Flying Zootzoot
Flying Zootzoot Il y a 3 jours
I fell in love with herbie needed a car.....bought a 2010 beetle n it’s my beetle and I’ll never sell it
Astral Drago
Astral Drago Il y a 4 jours
It’s a name...
Next Gen
Next Gen Il y a 4 jours
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Anurag Tiwari
Anurag Tiwari Il y a 4 jours
7 ads? 7!? In 12 mins? 😳
My penis is small, but
My penis is small, but Il y a 4 jours
Why didn’t he just say the name of the Mustang wasn’t Eleanor? Or spell it differently? The fact they can take his car away just cause they named it after something they own is ridiculous and the legal system is broken.
Beaux Guidry
Beaux Guidry Il y a 5 jours
But what about negotiating that the person(s) building the car advertise the car as a copywritten endorsement to the original owner of the name? Named whatever by whoever, like the endorsements on NASCAR?
Beaux Guidry
Beaux Guidry Il y a 5 jours
But the Back to the Future Delorean has a title, Time Machine.
Beaux Guidry
Beaux Guidry Il y a 5 jours
The next Mustang from Bfor Build should end up in Green with a Black hood and be called Bullet just to see what happens,
Beaux Guidry
Beaux Guidry Il y a 5 jours
I don't see it. You have to build an exact replica of the car in question or it doesn't count. Or could I sue everyone that has the same four names as I do including my nick just as I somehow would put ownership on those names? I name my car Beatrix and then Quentin Tarintino owns it? Why didn't Clint Eastwood have problems with Chrysler naming a Dodge a Magnum? Makes about as much sense.
Beaux Guidry
Beaux Guidry Il y a 5 jours
Not a specific Mustang? WTF? The frist one is Identifiable as what you just said. And the second one is from Foose Productions specifically built for the Nick Cage Feature in whatever. And how is it that they can claim that any Mustang is an infringment on thier property? It would have to be specific to only the two Mustangs from those two movies only and the second one was sold so that one no longer counts. And furthermore, if i had a daughter and I named her Eleanore, would I be in deep shit over that?
Nyhtö Possu
Nyhtö Possu Il y a 5 jours
How come the Mustang could not be proved to be a 'Useful Article' ?
Ákos Zorin
Ákos Zorin Il y a 5 jours
How the heck could they take it? Like: they make the guys change the car's name, okay, it's not entirely fair but I could see the reason. On the same grounds, they could get the videos taken down, I suppose the car's name was mentioned countlessly during the build. But take the car? What the hell? They're like "You can't call her Eleanor!! Eleanor is our car!" and 2 minutes later "Allright, it's ours". C'mon, the first argument kind of contradicts the second...
Amanda Blakey
Amanda Blakey Il y a 6 jours
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Anthony Hernandez
Anthony Hernandez Il y a 6 jours
Just gonna name my car eleanor to piss them off but how would they know.. lol. that’s so dumb poor guys that must’ve been heartbreaking
Parijat Singh
Parijat Singh Il y a 6 jours
Eleanor== *kAReN*
Mladen Lalov
Mladen Lalov Il y a 7 jours
cant you just rename it how the fuck can they just take it. what. the. fuck.
nigel bryant
nigel bryant Il y a 7 jours
all they had to do was change the name, then they wouldnt have had a leg to stand on where the car itself was concerned, not much u can do about the vids, apart from go thru it and edit out the parts where the name is concerned, done,
Tracker Wolff
Tracker Wolff Il y a 8 jours
All these corrupt corporations need to be shot
Tracker Wolff
Tracker Wolff Il y a 8 jours
I think that LLC company needs to get burned to the ground
David Hollowood
David Hollowood Il y a 8 jours
So steal it back and rename it Ronaele
Timmy73 Il y a 8 jours
Should have called it Rigby
Doreru Doryuu
Doreru Doryuu Il y a 8 jours
What the fck is wrong with them
Macintoshiba Il y a 8 jours
Ah yes. Let me copyright a name commonly given to children.
Jonathan Pinkerton
Jonathan Pinkerton Il y a 8 jours
i should buy a mustang and name it Eleanor just to see how many retarded people i can kill trying to steal my car before they give up.
CrossHAREgaming Il y a 8 jours
Why not do something like LNnoir
ProSpect Il y a 10 jours
warner bros arent the most friendly of people...
Logan Swepston
Logan Swepston Il y a 10 jours
Me: slaps f150 and says I'll call her Eleanor Movie company: slaps me in the face and says no then proceeds to take truck
wolfrig2000 Il y a 11 jours
Couldn't they just change the name and get their vehicle back? I don't think property theft is a legal option just because they own the name. This is why our copyright system needs abolished and those who abused it like the Elenore company needs punished.
Lamb Il y a 11 jours
Ridiculous abuse.
Viper Il y a 11 jours
sued carroll shelby but then uses a shelby gt500 in a movie. hmmm
Fritz Kato
Fritz Kato Il y a 12 jours
They didnt just take the car. With that being I'd have been beaten bloody by whomever they hired to jump cuz I was never gonna let that go.
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Asedrftopjikopjknp Saedrftoujikopkhn Il y a 12 jours
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M.A fajar
M.A fajar Il y a 13 jours
You know there are 7 billion people on earth and not even 10 % were capable of creating something meaningfull to recive copyright That mean it need to be special in the first place 90 years? Even if it were forever i wont mind After all the creation of special thing were the one wich makes civilization go forward Blaming someone for our inability to create something special and want to copy it for profit were just sore loser move
ll Hazzy ll
ll Hazzy ll Il y a 13 jours
We gotta put this company on blast y’all this is fucked up
journogonzo Il y a 13 jours
That is fucking bullshit. They can have the rights to the name or whatever. But make them take down the video, change the “car name” but stealing their property because they called their car Eleanor? Fucking trash. Boycott anything they do.
Chris Church
Chris Church Il y a 13 jours
Copyright is so broken
Stephen Samuel
Stephen Samuel Il y a 14 jours
Renaming Elanor to Nora should have been sufficient to save the car from seizure. Once renamed it's a completely functional article.
slikwill91 Il y a 14 jours
They should have turned the car into a bomb. "Sure come and take it....btw have you ever seen a car explode?
Dennis Sorensen
Dennis Sorensen Il y a 14 jours
Jeez, you run a lot of ads, mate. It's too heavy a load for the content. Finish a sentence before ads run AGAIN for crying out loud.
Kolvert Il y a 14 jours
So in order to fight this abuse we should start calling the cars EleanoT. :D
Daywalker777r Il y a 15 jours
yeah we need copyright reform
Big D
Big D Il y a 15 jours
You couldn’t give me Eleanor. That car means nothing to me. So they lost profits from Atleast one person. But to take a car being rebuilt over a name? That’s ridiculous! Why not just ask him to change the name? People 😞
DaftMi9hty Il y a 16 jours
Ah yes capitalism at its finest
Harward Stark
Harward Stark Il y a 16 jours
im from india and im gonna name something i build " Eleanor". lets see if they can kiss my ass
The Couchpotato
The Couchpotato Il y a 16 jours
Why did "B is for Build" not rename their car?
elZunamie Il y a 16 jours
What if you name it Rellanore? :'D
Gary Priest
Gary Priest Il y a 16 jours
Can’t you just change it’s name 😳
Happykid31 Il y a 16 jours
This is not cool, it was actually pretty cool.
Thomas Il y a 16 jours
I feel like we, the internet car community as a whole needs to gather together and take down that tyrant of a company via be ddosing, or rating them 1 star on review pages. Yes this is completely legal as is a form of protest.
Amir-san Il y a 16 jours
Ima watch rust to riches
victor r
victor r Il y a 17 jours
I'm surprised they haven't taken this video lol
George Andrews tv
George Andrews tv Il y a 17 jours
Noted if i ever buy a mustang name it elanor to piss off the people who ruined a dudes extremely hard work
mishal Adara
mishal Adara Il y a 17 jours
Nobody even likes their movie that shitt old. We the people without the restraintsof the judge can make changes and beat people up.
Tuzki PlusTwo
Tuzki PlusTwo Il y a 17 jours
I cant find where the court case information is, looks like he was too scared and forfieted everything because he was so afraid to be taken to court.
Tell Rowland
Tell Rowland Il y a 17 jours
Good thing they can't touch my Elsinor
Dominic Benedetto
Dominic Benedetto Il y a 17 jours
I need a "come and take it" shirt with Eleanor silhouette on it now
Crypto Tonight
Crypto Tonight Il y a 17 jours
Why not just let them change the name? This is just ridiculous.
Daniel Nowicki
Daniel Nowicki Il y a 17 jours
Thing is what are they gonna do with a half built car? Crush it just have the videos taken down. Makes no sense. I thought h.bHalicki the creator of gone in 60 seconds owned the rights or his sister had the rights to elanor in regard Disney/Touchstone Pictures' purchase of the film rights from their brother's widow,
ONE1ONETIME Il y a 17 jours
Eleanor licensing LLC is the karen of the buisness world!
Doktor Jeep
Doktor Jeep Il y a 17 jours
There are no rights. It's who can pay the most for lawyers and whose lawyers are better liars. We have no rights.
ooo ooo
ooo ooo Il y a 17 jours
Imagen a girl named Eleanor the the company goes like : Well hey we own that girl 😥
Sailing Shadowfax
Sailing Shadowfax Il y a 17 jours
This is some boooooooool-sh!t.
Leonard Emery
Leonard Emery Il y a 18 jours
we should just form poop into the shape of a mustang and call them. Come get your SHIT...
Alec Snow
Alec Snow Il y a 18 jours
legit do think the owner of back to the Future is more chill cuz the writer still owns all rights. universal wants to do another movie and he won't let them lol
crack hair
crack hair Il y a 18 jours
How the fuck can you literally own a name
erick valenzuela
erick valenzuela Il y a 18 jours
why name the car the same name if you know they are a holes?
The infamous Pj
The infamous Pj Il y a 18 jours
B is for build builds trash his lambo at sema was by far one of the most clapped vehicles that year at sema and thats saying a lot since we all know sema is full of half assed builds .
Kris Walters
Kris Walters Il y a 18 jours
Your entire video was made by a doughnut. A lot on the outside and nothing in the middle... You are speaking in facts when really this just sounds like a copyright troll that b is for build didn’t want to pay out to fight. There is a big difference between actual rights and people not fighting for their own.
1crazypj Il y a 18 jours
Why didn't he just change the name to 'KAR' or something?Really, it's another example of some scumbag not having anything to do with any of the characters but applying and getting a copywrite for the sole purpose of suing people. It isn't the first and won't be the last, just shows how corrupt the American 'justice system' really is (and the patent office, allowing patents that have been public domain for over 100 years?????)
Joey Sorbara
Joey Sorbara Il y a 18 jours
Name it L-N-OR... and add some comedic features that are visible but also tucked away to the car and it's now fair use and protected under parody law
Xomsabre Il y a 19 jours
Build an Eleanor replica Name it Ronaele ??? Profit
Jay Antiwoke
Jay Antiwoke Il y a 19 jours
They should have just changed the spelling because they have no claim to anything that isn’t spelled exactly the way they spelled theirs. I’d be god dammed if they would touch my vehicle, I would have totally destroyed every ounce of it.
DrGodzirra Il y a 19 jours
eleanor licensing llc isnt a they... its a single karen fucking people over
zzz immune
zzz immune Il y a 19 jours
That Eleanor shit is the lamest shit ever
TorqueKMA Il y a 19 jours
Would be nice if the owner of "The General Lee" would start doing this... maybe first gen chargers would become affordable again.
Wm. Brad Gilbert
Wm. Brad Gilbert Il y a 19 jours
I think that if a few hundred thousand mustang owners simultaniousley posted their cars on line and all were named Eleanore The Movie lawyers would be sunk. They can take my Mustang when they prye it out of my cold dead hands,, The First Ammendment would put a stop to this nonsence.
dusty bowman
dusty bowman Il y a 19 jours
If someone wants to come take my property, they have another thing coming.
Michael Smith
Michael Smith Il y a 19 jours
Do the build in another country laws dont apply??? maybe???
Jody Williams
Jody Williams Il y a 19 jours
They should name the new Mustang build "Eleanor Licensing LLC Sucks Ass"
BADʙᴏʏツ Il y a 19 jours
wew thats very stupid.. i would sue eleanor for using my great great great great grandfather's old car
nammuoi thayquan
nammuoi thayquan Il y a 19 jours
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Dash_Niko Il y a 19 jours
hi nolan
Jeremiah DeWitt
Jeremiah DeWitt Il y a 19 jours
um you can't just take people's private property
RoScFan Il y a 20 jours
Wow, copyright is insane. It s unbelievable that batmobiles are literally ilegal... I think the benefits of ABOLISHING copyright altogether outweigh the negatives.
john stewart
john stewart Il y a 20 jours
I would have set the thing on fire the could kiss my a$$
JaykoFPS Il y a 20 jours
Hey we named my car Eleanor, just a random name Lawyers: our car
Sherman Corbello
Sherman Corbello Il y a 20 jours
From now on every time I see gone in 60 seconds, I’ll just be thinking of how petty Eleanor llc was. To take the car? 🙄
Last FM
Last FM Il y a 20 jours
They should have named it "Ronaele" as a F and U to this ridiculous level of "copyright" enforcement.
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