OPTIMUS name used for new sleeper cab concept.

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by MROptimusPrime, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. MROptimusPrime

    MROptimusPrime LEGAL NAME: OPTIMUS PRIME

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  2. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    lol thats cute!
     
  3. IACON

    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    Do I smell a lawsuit from Hasbro ?
     
  4. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Does Hasbro manufacture trucks?
     
  5. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    meh, does it come in black? :lol  i don't like the color skem :lol 
     
  6. R2Going

    R2Going Cybertronian Sentinel

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    The short answer is yes. http://www.hasbro.com/tonka/ I know what you're getting at, this is a completely different type of goods.
     
  7. PrimeConvoy

    PrimeConvoy ShickaBAM!

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    I dont believe Hasbro has the trademark for Optimus, mainly becasue there are companys using it as a name
     
  8. IACON

    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nnnoooooo..........
    But I thought that Hasbro still holds the right for the name : "Optimus"
     
  9. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    yea it is probably optimus prime, as the trademark, which is why we've never seen just an optimus, or just one named as prime.
     
  10. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    nope they hold the name for Optimus Prime, and Optimus Primal.
     
  11. Turbocharger

    Turbocharger We should get more letter

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    I've got an OPTIMUS radio, Hasbro hasn't done anything to them.
     
  12. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    And trademarks only apply to specific fields. If you're named, say, "Steve McDonald", you could probably put out a book called "McDonald's Guide to Quantum Physics", as long as you avoid using the golden "M" logo. Opening a restaurant called "McDonald's Restaurant" would probably result in a lawsuit.
     
  13. freezowave

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    That's a cool homage.
     
  14. Lazerbeak

    Lazerbeak Keronian Ambassador

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    Getting back to the actual truck, it's actually quite stylish. And it's a wonderful homage. I'd greenlight the thing for production just for the sake of having "Optimus" out on the road.
     
  15. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    I would certainly feel safer knowing that Optimus was out on the road with me.
     
  16. IACON

    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    Right on ! :thumb  :wink: 
     
  17. Greyryder

    Greyryder Kitbashed

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    I wonder if the top of the line model will be called the Prime....
     
  18. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    I like that idea. That'd be neat.
     
  19. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    2 thoughts...

    #1. It's European, so Copyright and trademark laws will vary by country, and as severl peeps have pointed out, since it's a different industry, it doesn't matter that much

    #2. it's a concept, and often concept vehicles change there names before going into production....

    still, it's a neat find and a stylin' truck
     
  20. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    I'm just waiting for someone to photoshop a red one into Optimus Prime.
     

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