Don’t Mess With the Mouse

Mickey_2This LA Times editorial about Hamas’ mousecapades raises a fascinating idea:

At the risk of encouraging lawyers, here’s a lawsuit we’d love to see: Hamas getting dragged through some international court by Disney’s implacable army of attorneys. If ever there were a real claim that the company suffered dilution to the value of its intellectual property, this is it. Farfur’s brief stardom creates an opportunity to revisit the legal territory blazed by the family of Alyssa Flatow (who sued Iran’s government for sponsoring terrorism) or even Morris Dees, who bankrupted the Ku Klux Klan via the civil courts.

Even China learned not to mess with the Mouse.

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