Sep 03, 2014
Disney Fights Deadmau5 Over Logo

Disney has decided to follow through on April’s threats of legal action against deadmau5, claiming his trademark mau5 head is too similar to their own Mickey Mouse logo.

After sporting his headgear for over a decade, deadmau5 (Joel Zimmerman) decided to trademark his famous silhouette in the US in 2013, and despite claims from his legal team that he’s already trademarked it in several other territories, Disney has decided the move will “damage their business.” If successful, Disney will be able to block Zimmerman from securing a US trademark.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Joel has taken to Twitter to show that he isn’t that bothered…

More information on this as it becomes available.