Nintendo sues ‘Mario Kart’-kartbedrijf to
Nintendo has the Japanese kartbedrijf MariCar sued. The company lets its customers dressed up as Nintendo characters in karts by Tokyo drive.
Although customers are the well-known Mario Kart series and impersonate themselves with clothing of MariCar uitdossen as Mario, Luigi and Yoshi, the company has no permission for.
Therefore, suing Nintendo, the company to report on its Japanese site. The name of MariCar is, according to Nintendo a contraction of Mario Kart.
The whole company is so according to Nintendo based on a Nintendo product, and violates the copyright of Nintendo. The similar Akibart, that its customers also in Nintendo-verkleding in go-karts to the streets to send, is not by Nintendo sued.
Nintendo is known for its strict policies around the use of his copyright. So forced Nintendo in 2016 fans of their home-made Pokémon game Pokémon Uranium offline.