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Winnipeg Band Loses Law Suit Against Harry Potter

A Winnipeg folk group called Wyrd Sisters have a lost a law suit against Warner Brothers for using their name in Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire.

The band was suing Warner Brothers for 40-million and also tried to stop the movie from being released. Both suits failed and both parties ended up settling. The terms of the settlement weren’t released.

I love and support Winnipeg bands – but the Wyrd Sisters had to have seen this coming. These multi-billion dollar movie companies get these legal threats all the time and their legal departments are all top notch. There was really no chance of them winning.

On a positive note, this law suit has earned the band a lot of publicity, so lets hope something good comes out of it.


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