Just recently, they got into it with Apple lawyers over Finger-zilla.
A while back they threatened a mom and pop barbecue restaurant.
Well, I am now convinced that these Godzilla lawyers couldn't really win in court. Why? Well dinosaur characters can't be copy-written unless they are totally unique and a T-Rex is not totally unique. And the next part: Zilla is the name of an ancient plant species that grows in the Saharan desert.
Since it is ancient, I'd guess it came before a 1950's B-Grade horror flick.
Now, to blow them thar lawyers out of the water, here's Gigantis! (Not to be confused with Godzilla...)
Wait a minute! Gigantis looks like Godzilla's anemic little sister! How could those lawyers claim that Godzilla is unique?
The name isn't and the character certainly isn't!
If Godzilla lawyers send anyone a cease and desist order, show them this. Those Godzilla lawyers are bluffing!
Any self respecting follower of Godzilla and his (her?---) its parentage, will know that he/she/it is part gorilla (the "Go" part of the name) and part whale (Japanese = Kujira; the other part of the name). Not a trace of dinosaur in him/her/it.
Cheers Mike. Always fun.
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