Disney faces a dismal conundrum over new Banksy art project

A Banksy-led art show, titled Dismaland and taking satirical swipes at entertainment giant Disney, has opened in a British seaside town. A trademark application for DISMALAND has also been filed. The result presents Disney’s IP team with a conundrum – do they swing into action against potentially infringing use of their intellectual property or look the other way and avoid the negative coverage that often accompanies legal actions.

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