Deadmau5 vs. Disney | Murray Rosenbaum

September 15, 2014 1:07 PM

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Deadmau5 vs. Disney | Murray Rosenbaum

For those of you who don't know who Deadmau5 is (pronounced "deadmouse"), he is a musician whose real name is Joel Zimmerman and lives in Canada. Deadmau5 began to blow up in 2008 after the release of his album "Random Album Title." A huge part of Deadmau5's identity is his logo, which is creating most of his issues recently. To some, his logo (which he has a full helmet of) looks similar to Mickey Mouse, the original and possibly most important character of Disney.

Then the question arises of "why does Disney care all of the sudden?" Simply put, Deadmau5 applied for a trademark of his logo last year and Disney is fighting it. Disney claims that the Deadmau5 logo looks too similar to the silhouette of Mickey Mouse. Deadmau5 chipped in via Twitter, tweeting, "La...

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