Middle aged plumber named "Mario Lopez" sues Nintendo

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  • by Sykikal, Mar 31, 2014 at 9:36 PM
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    A middle aged plumber named "Mario Lopez" recently filed a lawsuit against Nintendo for using his image without consent. Mario Lopez filed a trademark for the cartoon character that he uses to promote his business, "Mario's faucet fixers" in 1978.

    Mario stated:

    Mr. Lopez is seeking damages to the tune of 1% of the revenue of every Mario game ever sold. Citing a previous ruling against Nintendo, forcing them to pay 1.82% of each 3DS sold to Tomita Technologies, Mr. Lopez believes this measly 1% is a bargain.

    After the announcement of this lawsuit, another person named Mario who is unrelated to Mr. Lopez also filed a lawsuit. He stated

    Mario's faucet fixers advertisement
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