[tlhIngan Hol] upcoming book: Baby's First Klingon Words

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Thu Oct 21 07:23:34 PDT 2021

On 10/21/2021 10:02 AM, Will Martin wrote:
> At issue is that I’m sure the normal trefoil is copyrighted/trademarked/patented by Paramount, so the mirror version gives us the nudge-nudge-wink-wink “this is Klingon stuff but we don’t want to get sued”.

Printing a protected symbol in reverse is not enough to get around its 

>   Then again, it’s Simon & Schuster, which is Paramount’s publisher for all its Klingon stuff, so it doesn’t need to be mirrored. Maybe they mirrored it because it hasn’t been approved yet?

They probably just slapped together a quick mock-up, and whoever did it 
flipped the image for some reason (fitting on the page?) didn't notice 
or didn't care that this made the image backwards.


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