Powershop's ad was pulled after a swift response from the patent lawyers of LucasFilm.
Powershop's ad was pulled after a swift response from the patent lawyers of LucasFilm.

Darth Vader's legal blunder

WHAT do you get when you cross Darth Vader and Maria von Trapp?

A swift response from the patent lawyers of LucasFilm, as power retailer Powershop found out.

It seems their online advertisement  featuring Darth caused a fair amount of disturbance in the force and Powershop responded by pulling it from circulation.

But CEO Ari Sargent says he isn't giving up completely, "not while hope for freedom still exists in the galaxy ..."


Woorabinda now open to visitors and returning residents

premium_icon Woorabinda now open to visitors and returning residents

The council consulted with Queensland Health about the shire’s coronavirus...

Emerald mum’s legacy goes on supporting first time parents

premium_icon Emerald mum’s legacy goes on supporting first time parents

The mum-of-four has stepped back after seven years of connecting new mums across...

Teenager found with dangerous drugs at home

premium_icon Teenager found with dangerous drugs at home

The Blackwater teen pleaded guilty to using the drugs.