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Legal issues for a “fangame” of a commercial franchise?

Is it possible to create my own commercial game based on the Star Wars Universe, without any copyright infringement?

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marked as duplicate by Byte56, Noctrine Oct 30 '12 at 14:42

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It is possible, but you can't use Star Wars or any other trademarked names, nor any content from existing games (graphics, sound, etc.) in your game. So, essentially, while possible, it will be a challenge to save the Universe spirit. And anyway, for any such serious attempts (like if your money is involved) you should consult a lawyer.

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Thank You guys for fast reply. –  LeonMaxx Oct 30 '12 at 12:47
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Seems like i have to create my own Universe. –  LeonMaxx Oct 30 '12 at 12:50
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It's primarily a trademark issue. You wouldn't be able to do this without trademark infringement (and also, probably copyright infringement).

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Thank You for fast reply. –  LeonMaxx Oct 30 '12 at 12:48
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