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From: Patrick Rock (PFR291) DelphiPlus Member IconJul-14 7:35 AM 
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From the BBC:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57832053

 

Culper Precision said its customised Glock weapon, named Block19, was developed to "highlight the pure enjoyment of the shooting sports".

But Danish toymaker Lego has written to the company demanding that it stop producing the weapon, which is covered in what looks like Lego bricks.

Gun control campaigners described the pistol as irresponsible and dangerous.

Shannon Watts, of the Everytown for Gun Safety campaign group, said her organisation had contacted Lego about the customised Block19 last week, and that the Danish company had then sent a "cease and desist" letter to Culper Precision.

 

 
From: YWN666 DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostJul-14 9:35 AM 
To: Patrick Rock (PFR291) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (2 of 2) 
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At the very least, it is a trademark infringement and it's also pretty stupid to make a real gun look like a toy.  Usually they try to make toys look like real guns.

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