Date: Apr 15, 2013
Hasbro, Inc. and Hasbro Studios LLC (“Hasbro”)
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Description of copyrighted material: Hasbro, Inc. and Hasbro Studios LLC (“Hasbro”), which own the copyrights and trademarks for the MY LITTLE PONY® (commonly referred to as “MLP”) line of toy ponies, and the FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC® animated television series. Hasbro’s copyrights and trademarks also include the pony character images and names such as RAINBOW DASH®, PINKIE PIE®, TWILIGHT SPARKLE®, RARITY®, FLUTTERSHY®, and APPLEJACK® as well as their corresponding “Cutie Marks,” or the unique symbols located on the ponies' haunches which identify each pony (for example, the RAINBOW DASH character’s “Cutie Mark” is a rainbow lightning bolt emerging from a cloud).
Description of infringing material: “ZanbatouX” has just closed a Kickstarter project to fund production of an unauthorized set of six collectible coins featuring MY LITTLE PONY pony characters on one side and their corresponding Cutie Marks on the other: