Lucasfilm wins legal battle

'Star Wars' battle ends with $20 mil judgement

Lucasfilm has won a $20 million judgment against British firm Shepperton Design Studios and its owner, Andrew Ainsworth, over pirated “Star Wars” merchandise.

Shepperton had been marketing unlicensed replicas of “Storm Trooper” and “TIE Fighter” helmets based on designs from the saga.

The ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California bars Shepperton from importing or displaying its “Star Wars” products.

Lucasfilm says it will pursue legal action against Shepperton in the U.K. as well.

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