Breaking: Netflix hit with trademark lawsuit over "Choose Your Own Adventure." The book publisher holding rights claims "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch" confuses viewers with false association. https://t.co/yGCfhcdvhY— Eriq Gardner (@eriqgardner) January 11, 2019
Gorl, The Netflix is getting sued. Yes, the creators of the classic "Choose Your Own Adventure" books is suing The Netflix over the Black Mirror film Bandersnatch where viewers could make interactive choices to unfold different plots and endings. Filed in a Vermont court, Chooseco, LLC says that they were in negotiations for licensing, but ultimately that Netflix did not receive a license to use the association. Chooseco, LLC sent Netflix a cease and desist to not use "Choose Your Own Adventure" in the film and that the book publisher did not their brand associated with the film and in the marketing.
Chooseco, LLC is seeking $25 million in damages. (get money bish!). Chooseco has been active in protecting who tries to use "Choose Your Own Adventure" over the years.
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