On the selling of BBC based plushies

Saturday, December 03, 2011

As requests to sell items made from my DrWho related patterns are becoming more common, I thought I'd do a short post on this topic.

I have also hopefully made the copyright notice more clear on the patterns than it was initially, so if you were unsure, please read this post to find out more.

The BBC has made its position known in respect to commercial selling of creations based on their trademarks. They are generally happy for people to make items for themselves and for friends etc., but they are not happy with people using patterns to create items that are going to be sold.

Infringement notices have been issued to remove patterns from which commercial items have been made, so by asking people to keep items made from my Doctor Who patterns non-commercial I am hoping that the patterns will be allowed to stay online for everyone to use. Please help me keep these patterns available by respecting the terms.

If you have any more questions feel free to contact me.

This post applies not only to Doctor Who but to other fan items based on trademarks.

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