Who owns The Doctor?

The iconic TARDIS from Doctor Who is at the center of a UK copyright case

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It’s safe to say that the Ninth Doctor would not find this “Fantastic!”

Every popular television program — especially one that has been around for 50 years — has iconic images associated with it. For Doctor Who fans, those images include a long, multi-colored scarf, a hi-tech device called a sonic screwdriver and, lately, a bow tie (bow ties are cool, after all).

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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