How a Lawsuit Killed Youtube’s Most Exciting Project Car

10. Kol 2020.
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Movie cars are always cool, but can the owners of Gone in 60 Seconds or Back to the Future sue you for build Eleanor or a Delorean Time Machine? What do you have to do to stop your movie replica from becoming a legal nightmare? If you want to build a Batmobile, or a Jurassic Park Jeep, or a Fast and Furious Supra, there's some things you'll need to know. Nolan takes a look at some of the most recent cases to rock the car world, and we find out exactly what puts a project at risk of being shut down.
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  • If i was B for build i would have burned that car before they took it. Just to shove it in their face.

    Jon FJon FPrije minute
  • I’m fairly certain that the original Eleanor was a 1973 Mach 1 in pee yellow. I owned the 1:18 die cast of that one.

    Mitch GabelMitch GabelPrije 44 minuta
  • LLC vs FORD I think ford would win because the car Eleanor was created by Ford

    Jamie CrabbJamie CrabbPrije 4 sati
  • Can someone shed some light on what we the people can do about this if we wanted to do something?

    Chris CrandellChris CrandellPrije 6 sati
  • I think that company has lost their minds

    Angel's_GamingAngel's_GamingPrije 8 sati
  • WCC made that too

    Ravied MumtazRavied MumtazPrije 11 sati
  • Warner Bros has a long history of copyright claiming, they’re really big assholes and a lot of people honestly hate them for it. Warner Bros has so much money, they honesty just do it to do it, they took one of meatcanyon’s videos down where he made a parody of bugs bunny.

    Mychael MagnusonMychael MagnusonPrije 11 sati
  • imagine your name eleanor and wear a mustang costume that you buy or make, get sued and your life taken

    Half population Is gayHalf population Is gayPrije 12 sati
  • now I want to upload a video called "Eleanor Car Build"....... but it's a model or LEGO. Monitize it, and see what happens....

    EnnexEnnexPrije 14 sati
  • Oh crap sooo does this extend to the Fast and Furious vehicles as well ??

    valladaresReyvalladaresReyPrije 16 sati
  • There's a quite a few 'Eleanor's' in the UK and a shop of the same name selling them, guess our laws don't allow for arsehole companies to ruin peoples fun 😂

    Kieran PenroseKieran PenrosePrije 17 sati
  • Damn you Disney!

    Lucas AraújoLucas AraújoPrije 23 sati
  • Im not sure how naming it Eleanor is a copyright infringement since the project car isn';t being sold for profit, since this company is suing people over a mustang wouldn't the company be able to be sued by Ford themselves for their the fact that Ford owns the copyright of the mustang itself?

    Alexander WorleyAlexander WorleyPrije 23 sati
  • Imagine he got copyrighted for this video

    Spac3Spac3Prije 23 sati
  • Name your kid Eleanor, then name your Mustang after your kid. Good luck lawyers.

    Michael HoyerMichael HoyerPrije dan
  • Interesting , Thank you

    Henry CarlsonHenry CarlsonPrije dan
  • Temecula... not tamecula. xD

    Omar ChavezOmar ChavezPrije dan
  • Isn't it ironic that every car named eleanor ends up getting stolen? God that's evil someone should burn their house down

    MisterHolaManMisterHolaManPrije dan
  • Intellectual property is theft. Ideas cannot be "owned". If property rights exist, then one has the right to use their tangible property how they wish, as long as they do not harm others. IP laws flip this on its head, and prevent individuals or corporations from using their property in specific, arbitrary ways, hence taking away property rights.

    Ben SchmidtBen SchmidtPrije dan
  • Shouldn’t be legal for them to take the car away

    Sega the ToadSega the ToadPrije dan
  • if someone was to fan rebuild something i own the rights to i would be fucking *HONORED* i would call them up and go over to them and look at their builds and probably order something from them, and i would exploit the shit out of it and use the attention for marketing.

    Theldras PneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosisTheldras PneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosisPrije dan
  • Tamecula: good meth, better Batmobiles!

    Ian BraunIan BraunPrije dan
  • Gotta love how movie studios are going to spend as much money as possible to stop people from talking about their movies.

    Billy J. Causey Amateur ColoristBilly J. Causey Amateur ColoristPrije dan
  • I think everyone is just waiting patiently for the gal who owns those rights to die (I'm not even going to be nice and say "pass away") and the copyrights to just disappear. It's rather ridiculous, and personally, I am tired of their BS (they probably found some courts that sides with them all the time, cause they lack the understanding of what's really at stake) Also screw Warner Bros. These are a pain as well when it comes to copyrights

    James IVJames IVPrije dan
  • Should have filled with concrete before they took it away. Oh here is your mustang plus 3 tons of concrete.

    khurekhurePrije dan
  • As a creator, one must protect what is theirs and not allow infringement. If infringement goes unchecked, it can lead to monetary losses down the road. The *Back to the Future* car, had it been a character, would have been an issue for the courts, as well, but the studio's lawyers most likely told them that they didn't have a case without a trademark or copyright being infringed upon. It is just business, and really there are no assholes to blame, as it is very routine.

    Paul CampbellPaul CampbellPrije dan
  • Just a hint - if someones mother-in-law has hers first name Eleanor you should post her on youtube and wait... ;)

    metju691metju691Prije dan

    GLRGLRPrije dan
  • Would that mean if you name your daughter Eleanor,they could literally take custody of your own daughter. If yes,that's f**ked up

    Prije dan
  • cease and desist would have been one thing but how do they get to take the actual physical car over copyright?? craziness

    bonob0123bonob0123Prije dan
  • omg just shoot the f*ckers trying to take your car. problem salved...

    BrxndxnBrxndxnPrije dan
  • That is just stupid

    mRswoggYmRswoggYPrije 2 dana
  • I didn’t know you could legally name a mustang

    kindred hammerkindred hammerPrije 2 dana
  • Shoulda just called the car "Defiantly Elenot" N you woulda been A okay

    Wallace LunaWallace LunaPrije 2 dana
  • I am currently working in China and American copyright lawsuits are a daily occurrence here. They just laugh at them and ignore them. You can buy rip offs of anything here and no one can do a thing about it.

    Ryan TRyan TPrije 2 dana
  • Wait. His car was seized? I can understand being forced to take the videos down since that's monetary. But your property is your property. And that car was his property.

    sammorgan31sammorgan31Prije 2 dana
  • imagine Disney own the rights to Hakuna Matata. A phrase that was used in east Africa for hundreds of years before Disney

    no jawnsno jawnsPrije 2 dana
  • And blame Disney for this stupid high copyright law cause they didn’t want to give away Mickey Mouse lol

    Chief puddingfoot [neko]Chief puddingfoot [neko]Prije 2 dana
  • My mother in law is called Eleanor, can they take her away also?😂

    at rem79at rem79Prije 2 dana
  • Wanna see people talk have b is for build build,a general lee

    ChrisChrisPrije 2 dana
  • Elenor's copyright holder is just a dumb Idiot with nothing better to do than destroyng peoples dreams would Love to see his Destroyed Made viral foe everyone to see he deserves nothing less...

    Alexzander Du PlessisAlexzander Du PlessisPrije 2 dana
  • Sounds like legal theviery.

    Ian ChristainsonIan ChristainsonPrije 2 dana
  • The real question is what proof is required to proof that the car was named after that Eleanor. What if for example I named my fox body after my great grandma Eleanor. That’s a whole new can of worms.

    logan13wicklogan13wickPrije 3 dana
  • I understand if they had intent to sell(for profit) replicas. A project car though.

  • This can’t actually be legal ?

    kerbal mankerbal manPrije 3 dana
  • That is the dumbest shit iv ever Heard of how is that even possible

    Ryley DayRyley DayPrije 3 dana
  • I could understand if the copyright holders were given a percentage of any profit that was made by using the name and the likeness. But what they did was bullshit. Same goes for the Gotham Garage debacle.

    Eric WrightEric WrightPrije 3 dana
  • Every 1977 black and gold trans am ....

    Patrick RPatrick RPrije 3 dana
  • what a joke while watching a this video there is b for build video not just upright but even better its gonna be next video so im gonna sue donut media for misleading video OMG ! IM RICH ALLREADY LOL!no im just kidding or maybe not yey!

    greg gregorichgreg gregorichPrije 3 dana
  • If you modify a car and sell it you infringe copyright. It's up to the manufacturer to actually do something about it though.

    ONKEYONKEYPrije 3 dana
  • The reason why the project mustang named Eleanor was taken down cause Eleanor exists as two different kinds of mustang If Eleanor Licensing LLC did not take down the videos and the project car, everyone would name their car Eleanor (not just cars, minivans, vans, hybrids etc) which will cause a headache for Eleanor Licensing LLC.

    Reuben the animatorReuben the animatorPrije 3 dana
    • The horror future of Elanor Licensing LLC: Everyone Simultaneously Names Their Car Eleanor. Maybe I'm just dumb but I cannot comprehend the legitimacy of this thing in any way.

      Angelaina MarieAngelaina MariePrije 3 dana
    • Why? Are people paying a license to call their personal vehicles "elanor" now? Do you realize how gdfuckin absurd that is?

      Angelaina MarieAngelaina MariePrije 3 dana
  • Eleanor Licensing can suck it! I know of 2 registered exact replica Mustangs with Eleanor license plates where I live (different country) As well as a burton Batmobile.

    Pro PotatoPro PotatoPrije 3 dana
  • Be kind while sitting in your apartment Nolan

    TheBeelzbossTheBeelzbossPrije 3 dana
  • So what happened to the 2018 mustang parts thou was also taken

    Ti-jean HepburnTi-jean HepburnPrije 3 dana
  • I have to guess that what actually happened here is the B is for Build guys caved under the threat of a lawsuit rather than actually have something legally go against them. I don't see at all how this is a copyright case. Any notion that the copyright holder has any grounds here, unless the car is meant to replicate the onscreen vehicle, seems overly broad and in a nutshell, bullshit. And though I haven't seen the films, unless the car plays an actually active role itself where it functions like an actual character, like Christine or the Weasleys' car, I don't see the argument for eleanor being a character. I think a competent lawyer should have been able to take the lawsuit and get it tossed from court pretty quickly.

    gabrielsburggabrielsburgPrije 4 dana
  • This is why I hate the world

    obeyordie 2obeyordie 2Prije 4 dana
  • Chris should have just done another fastback and not named it eleanor, not changed to a notchback >.

    Devin NoyesDevin NoyesPrije 4 dana
  • The only thing that got "Seized" from DeLoreon was his Coke stash. Lmao

    Atypical MaleAtypical MalePrije 4 dana
  • I named my daughter after Eleanor the car. Will she get taken away too? Because I named her after a character?

    k3uw69k3uw69Prije 4 dana
    • Did you smash her up and leave her at a car wash ? Can’t believe how many people can’t understand copyright. All he had to do is not name his car .... his big mouth on YT got him that kinda trouble.

      Duncan D McGrathDuncan D McGrathPrije 2 dana
  • Having them stop building under the name Eleanor is whatever but I would NOT allow them to take the vehicle. That is legally owned by someone and taking possession of someone's private property over a copyright should be illegal

    anthony coxanthony coxPrije 4 dana
  • Shouldn’t of named it anything he f’ed him self over

    erik vegaerik vegaPrije 4 dana
  • Make a 67 Mustang build but name it "Ronaele"

    William FaulknerWilliam FaulknerPrije 4 dana
  • Honestly, it’s a major sign that America’s legal system is broken if this is in any way allowed. Imagine building a replica car and having some corporate big-wigs “legally” steal your vehicle.

    SpicyBubblegumSpicyBubblegumPrije 4 dana
  • What about people named eleanor

    chanchanPrije 4 dana
  • No one talks about all the knight rider builds smh company’s suck let the people build what they want

    SOFLO OFF-ROAD mediaSOFLO OFF-ROAD mediaPrije 4 dana
  • 2:47 Харьков салют)

    MagnitolaMagnitolaPrije 4 dana
  • I’m fuckin pissed as soon as I heard they took the mustang,WTF!! Screw elenor men ,they literally took their time and effort to build the car

    Carl BascoCarl BascoPrije 4 dana
  • umm what about a number plate with Eleanor on which is on a 1967 fastback

    Shannan BienkeShannan BienkePrije 4 dana
  • I named my poop Eleanor... when are they coming to take it?

    Jan VrhovecJan VrhovecPrije 5 dana
  • .... I'd file for Copyright abuse. Cause he owns the car and even if he makes an eleanor Mustang they don't have the right to take it. That violates Fair use. And copyright is not needed to be defended as Trademark is. Plus giving a car a name is something people do.

    Dallen9Dallen9Prije 5 dana
  • Let's all boycott their greedy asses.

    Tony TaylorTony TaylorPrije 5 dana
  • ive never watched gone in 60 seconds, but if I do, Im not gonna spend 1 penny on doing so

    Patrick DoylePatrick DoylePrije 5 dana
  • Spell it phonetically. El anore. L-enoire .

    Laurie ConwayLaurie ConwayPrije 5 dana
  • Some court needs to take this copyright from them right now. It's just too encompassing. This happens all the time by the way.

    Felix TeupkeFelix TeupkePrije 5 dana
  • How could they seize the car? They can not possibly have a copyright on body swapping a newer mustang with a 67 body... That's such bullshit... Or was there something that distinguished Eleanor from every other 67 Mustang and B is for Build replicated it? Sure, they might have the grounds to have him change the name. But take the car? That is some bullshit right there, that can not for the love of god be legal.

    Felix TeupkeFelix TeupkePrije 5 dana
  • The owner of the eleanor copyright should be set on fire and pissed on.

    TheDrakenZTheDrakenZPrije 5 dana
  • I respect Nolan for loving Herbie

    Itz_gray_ 2020Itz_gray_ 2020Prije 5 dana
  • cant they just change the name ?

    mouine mhbmouine mhbPrije 5 dana
  • Just change the name

    A 1969 MustangA 1969 MustangPrije 5 dana
  • Why can't people stop calling their mustangs Eleanor?

    Stefan LechnerStefan LechnerPrije 5 dana
  • i love the 71-73, i miss mine.

    OXYMORON v66OXYMORON v66Prije 5 dana
  • Don’t get me started on this stupid shit

    SpikeSpikePrije 6 dana
  • The original Eleanor was NOT a mach 1 it's a basic sportsroof

    guttermonkeytvguttermonkeytvPrije 6 dana
  • I got one word “Eleanorr” :)

    uchclanuchclanPrije 6 dana
  • Could he not just “un-name” it and edit that phrase out of all their videos so that he can keep the car?

    Red’s Volkswagen RepairRed’s Volkswagen RepairPrije 6 dana
  • Some companies are so shitty

    CudaCudaPrije 6 dana
  • Nice to see more people on copyright reform!

    Michael YoungMichael YoungPrije 6 dana
  • when she dies we should our cars and donut around her coffin

    lux the wheelmanlux the wheelmanPrije 6 dana
  • The should name the new Project Elianor

    Edward SoumiEdward SoumiPrije 6 dana
  • So just never name your cat Eleanor

    David BoerstDavid BoerstPrije 6 dana
  • I know somebody they did not take his Eleanor from....John Wick. Since we all know what happens when you steal his car 👍🏻

    Billy WuzhereBilly WuzherePrije 7 dana
  • So if they can come steal your property just because of what you named it what about any person with that name? They going to for someone to get a name change or just have them kidnapped? That shit is funded up, is there a go fund me or so e way to donate to a legal fund to fight them over this?

    Kenneth YergeyKenneth YergeyPrije 7 dana
  • Calls your child "eleanor" Company: Ay no no no that is not right nope that is our child now Edit. All I'm saying.i don't know the legal system to that BUT. Hear me out if the named it Eleanor but éleanor. Ovc it then is not correct and pronounced correctly but its the same

    Abnormal GAbnormal GPrije 7 dana
  • In all seriousness this is why im ready for a revolution.

    Tyler DeweesTyler DeweesPrije 7 dana
  • Sometimes you just feel like shooting people in the face, seriously, how much of a living piece of cancer do you need to be to just steal peoples cars and get away with it legally, just because they gave it a name

    Mr TurboMr TurboPrije 7 dana
  • I appreciate how you lined up the guys lips with "Bob's prop shop" at 7:52

    GarfellowGarfellowPrije 7 dana
  • donut eating good with all these damn ads😂

    HOOT BIHHOOT BIHPrije 7 dana
  • this (other than the p.o.s. in the white house and racist cops) is what is wrong with america

    Parker OhioParker OhioPrije 7 dana
  • Boring legal lies

    MART888MART888Prije 8 dana
  • B for Build should name the new stang, Ellen Ohr

    Lone RiderLone RiderPrije 8 dana