Marvel's Lawyers Vs The Academy Of Martial Arts. Who Will Win?

Established in 1988, the Academy of Martial Arts is a collective of professional schools committed to the propagation of traditional Martial Arts.

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But now they are up against a mighty foe. Linda L McLeod, lawyer from Kelly IP working for Marvel Characters. Why? Well, it's not for their cosplay. Because the Academy of Martial Arts has chosen this as their logo, and to trademark it.

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And, in colour, put it to use.

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Well… I expect Marvel Comics will be interested in showing these previously used and registered imagery…

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I think Marvel might just win, don't you? They do have all the moves…

 

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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