HW: BBC Tardis court case
lindas1 at ADELPHIA.NET
Sun Nov 3 15:13:39 EST 2002
Does it look identacle to the Dr Who one?
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From: "dave hall" <dave at PARMA29.FREESERVE.CO.UK>
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Subject: Re: HW: BBC Tardis court case
> There is a blue at the top of Byres Rd in Glasgow. Has a preservation
> slapped on it. Various organisations inc Dr Who Society have helped to
> preserve it I think.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: M Holmes <fofp at HOLYROOD.ED.AC.UK>
> To: BOC-L at LISTSERV.SPC.EDU <BOC-L at LISTSERV.SPC.EDU>
> Date: 26 October 2002 14:57
> Subject: Re: HW: BBC Tardis court case
> >Nick Lee writes:
> >> It seems that the BBC have just won an ongoing court case with the =
> >> Metropolitan Police over who owns the copyright and/or trademark to the
> >> blue police public call box that we all know as the Tardis. The case =
> >> have been rule in favour of the BBC because, although the Met =
> >> designed/invented the box, it has been almost entirely identified with
> >> Doctor Who for many years, since the call box disappeared from the =
> >> streets long ago.
> >In Edinburgh they haven't disappeared. They've been repainted maroon and
> >turned into coffee and biscuit kiosks. Pretty good coffee too.
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