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How a Lawsuit Killed Youtube’s Most Exciting Project Car

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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  1. Adam Garon

    Adam Garon

    20 uur geleden


  2. Meaux L

    Meaux L

    23 uur geleden

    Hey ya guys ty for the vid, I was curious about an additional fact in this that seems to have been skipped over - in Gone in 60 seconds they named every car they stole from Porsche 911's to an old Merc are they all trademarked? are clocks and all methods of time keeping? Follow up question, should I make a film quick and name every car I can think of as a character in the hopes of a garage to rival Lenos and enough watches to create a leather straped swissmade coffin?

  3. F5xToRefresh


    Dag geleden

    Fuck Eleanor licensing LLC. Never watching that shit movie or buying anything to do with those cars.

  4. keys


    2 dagen geleden

    someone names their child eleanore they take the boy

  5. Broke Teenager

    Broke Teenager

    2 dagen geleden

    I don’t condone bombing citizens but I wouldn’t be against these

  6. Aurelius Fernandes

    Aurelius Fernandes

    2 dagen geleden

    Name that car Nalasopara no copyrights issues

  7. nathaniel perez

    nathaniel perez

    2 dagen geleden

    should make another one and name it eli

  8. TDMstevo


    2 dagen geleden

    Every Pony out there needs to put “ELEANOR” decals across the back just to stick it to these corporate mofos.

  9. 410_Redline street-team

    410_Redline street-team

    3 dagen geleden

    You can't copywrite a name or car model. Thier lawyers suck, or thier lawyers play golf with the judge

  10. IceCubeJr1998 -

    IceCubeJr1998 -

    3 dagen geleden

    Just change the o to a

  11. Sbx Dotcom

    Sbx Dotcom

    3 dagen geleden

    Black Beauty 🖤🖤🖤

  12. Carson Thomas

    Carson Thomas

    4 dagen geleden

    6:06 what

  13. Richard Tickler

    Richard Tickler

    4 dagen geleden

    next build: i fitted a glitter bomb to this plastic mustang and its called eleanor

  14. dod dod

    dod dod

    4 dagen geleden

    If they got thw Copyright from the movie with the 1971 mustang then that should be the only car with copyrights with the name any car built before should have president as its only a nick name from a movie does that give movies more rights then the companies that created the car?

  15. Brian Santiago

    Brian Santiago

    4 dagen geleden

    Eleanor isn't cool anymore to me after finding out how money hungry they are. I like the DeLorean 10x more now and I have a desire to purchase more universal products now.

  16. That Guy Named Nick

    That Guy Named Nick

    4 dagen geleden

    I don't want anything to do with Eleanor anymore because A: I CAN'T AFFORD TO BUY A REPLICA & B: I CAN'T MAKE A REPLICA OF ONE MYSELF BECAUSE THEY'LL TAKE IT AWAY FROM ME. lol funny if the Eleanor gets cancel cultured from this.

  17. Alejandro Hernandez

    Alejandro Hernandez

    4 dagen geleden

    ME: *names my daughter Eleanor.* Eleanor company: *sews me and takes my daughter.*

  18. CROW


    4 dagen geleden

    So what if you r girl and your name is Eleanor? You cant own the word you didnt made.

  19. Jack Williams

    Jack Williams

    4 dagen geleden

    What happens when you get a wild horse and called it Eleanor



    4 dagen geleden

    I fucking hate copyright man :\

  21. gman21xx


    4 dagen geleden

    I'd love to hear @LegalEagle review this

  22. Fulcrum


    6 dagen geleden

    I’m totally going to rent a mustang one day and call it eleanor on NLcameras. They can’t do anything about it because it’s not my car

  23. Mr Morris

    Mr Morris

    6 dagen geleden

    Seems like he didn't try to fight it sad because he probably would have atleast kept the car

  24. Mother Of Oblivion

    Mother Of Oblivion

    7 dagen geleden

    Im going to torrent and seed both versions of gone in 60 seconds for a full year just for that

  25. Fred Larracuente

    Fred Larracuente

    8 dagen geleden

    Disney sues any American that dares to copy Mickey Mouse yet do business with China who copies the sh@t out of their products. LOL

  26. Tele Productions

    Tele Productions

    8 dagen geleden

    There is this guy in my town that is putting the body panels of an old oldsmobile on a bmw, he is called Järudd

  27. Mario De Lara

    Mario De Lara

    8 dagen geleden

    I feel no sympathy, he used the “Eleanor” name for clicks. He knew what he was doing.

  28. TrashGodTV


    8 dagen geleden

    Imma call my car this Элеонора

    • TrashGodTV


      8 dagen geleden

      I wasn't specific. Imma get a mustang and Call it Элеонора. Technically is not named elanor in english

  29. BearYT


    9 dagen geleden

    “That’s gonna be one crazy episode of storage wars” 😂 😂😂😂

  30. Chris Robles

    Chris Robles

    9 dagen geleden

    What I think you should do before building a 67 gt500 is getting a plackerd on the car with a different name than Eleanor that way if they try to sue you for using the name Eleanor you can get a judge to see that the car is named something other than Eleanor they have licensing for the name Eleanor but they don't have the ford license to say you can not build a gt 500

  31. Pranay


    9 dagen geleden

    It's also the reason people go bankrupt with medical bills in the USA and no other modern nations.

  32. Pranay


    9 dagen geleden

    America has least freedom of any country in the "west"

  33. Gyms Aslan

    Gyms Aslan

    10 dagen geleden

    America is funny :D

  34. Metal Jacket

    Metal Jacket

    11 dagen geleden

    These copyright laws are absurd , ridiculous, wrong..they confiscated a car like it was a counterfeit purse ,or bag..that's not right . They own the pink slip to that vehicle , they should be able to make it look how ever they want to . This is what happens when large pockets dictate how laws apply to small pockets ..

  35. Hardware 570

    Hardware 570

    12 dagen geleden

    WTF! They took it?! Now I understand not wanting to allow yourself to be bullied out of doing something, but why not just change the name and avoid aalllll this bullshit?



    12 dagen geleden

    The fact they couldn't just rename it is fucked... 🙃

  37. Christopher Neisius

    Christopher Neisius

    13 dagen geleden

    That’s such bs just saying they obviously aren’t car people!

  38. AX Sneakers

    AX Sneakers

    13 dagen geleden

    The delicate machine bailly possess because granddaughter inevitably bow forenenst a insidious offence. troubled, wacky ticket

  39. MrSpikeofchaos


    13 dagen geleden

    At the end there you seem to be mixing copyright and trademark. Copyright you can not enforce for years and then just sue everyone one day. Trademark has to be defended from even just one infringement or you risk losing your mark.

  40. Andrew Wheeler

    Andrew Wheeler

    13 dagen geleden

    the ‘67 GT500 is an imposter

  41. trifon jacobs

    trifon jacobs

    13 dagen geleden

    But what if you named your actual Mustang horse ‘Eleanor’? Would they sue you for that?

  42. Miguel V.

    Miguel V.

    13 dagen geleden

    I just named my car eleanor. Come and get it!

  43. YeetThe Skeet

    YeetThe Skeet

    14 dagen geleden

    Simple, name it a different name

  44. Flying Zootzoot

    Flying Zootzoot

    14 dagen geleden

    I fell in love with herbie needed a car.....bought a 2010 beetle n it’s my beetle and I’ll never sell it

  45. Astral Drago

    Astral Drago

    14 dagen geleden

    It’s a name...

  46. Next Gen

    Next Gen

    14 dagen geleden

    The fluffy craftsman ipsilaterally rhyme because accountant nomenclaturally educate as a purple cart. ubiquitous, adjoining cousin

  47. Anurag Tiwari

    Anurag Tiwari

    15 dagen geleden

    7 ads? 7!? In 12 mins? 😳

  48. My penis is small, but

    My penis is small, but

    15 dagen geleden

    Why didn’t he just say the name of the Mustang wasn’t Eleanor? Or spell it differently? The fact they can take his car away just cause they named it after something they own is ridiculous and the legal system is broken.

  49. Beaux Guidry

    Beaux Guidry

    15 dagen geleden

    But what about negotiating that the person(s) building the car advertise the car as a copywritten endorsement to the original owner of the name? Named whatever by whoever, like the endorsements on NASCAR?

  50. Beaux Guidry

    Beaux Guidry

    15 dagen geleden

    But the Back to the Future Delorean has a title, Time Machine.

  51. Beaux Guidry

    Beaux Guidry

    15 dagen geleden

    The next Mustang from Bfor Build should end up in Green with a Black hood and be called Bullet just to see what happens,

  52. Beaux Guidry

    Beaux Guidry

    15 dagen geleden

    I don't see it. You have to build an exact replica of the car in question or it doesn't count. Or could I sue everyone that has the same four names as I do including my nick just as I somehow would put ownership on those names? I name my car Beatrix and then Quentin Tarintino owns it? Why didn't Clint Eastwood have problems with Chrysler naming a Dodge a Magnum? Makes about as much sense.

  53. Beaux Guidry

    Beaux Guidry

    15 dagen geleden

    Not a specific Mustang? WTF? The frist one is Identifiable as what you just said. And the second one is from Foose Productions specifically built for the Nick Cage Feature in whatever. And how is it that they can claim that any Mustang is an infringment on thier property? It would have to be specific to only the two Mustangs from those two movies only and the second one was sold so that one no longer counts. And furthermore, if i had a daughter and I named her Eleanore, would I be in deep shit over that?

  54. Nyhtö Possu

    Nyhtö Possu

    16 dagen geleden

    How come the Mustang could not be proved to be a 'Useful Article' ?

  55. Ákos Zorin

    Ákos Zorin

    16 dagen geleden

    How the heck could they take it? Like: they make the guys change the car's name, okay, it's not entirely fair but I could see the reason. On the same grounds, they could get the videos taken down, I suppose the car's name was mentioned countlessly during the build. But take the car? What the hell? They're like "You can't call her Eleanor!! Eleanor is our car!" and 2 minutes later "Allright, it's ours". C'mon, the first argument kind of contradicts the second...

  56. Amanda Blakey

    Amanda Blakey

    16 dagen geleden

    I love herbie fully loaded to

  57. Anthony Hernandez

    Anthony Hernandez

    17 dagen geleden

    Just gonna name my car eleanor to piss them off but how would they know.. lol. that’s so dumb poor guys that must’ve been heartbreaking

  58. Parijat Singh

    Parijat Singh

    17 dagen geleden

    Eleanor== *kAReN*

  59. Mladen Lalov

    Mladen Lalov

    17 dagen geleden

    cant you just rename it how the fuck can they just take it. what. the. fuck.

  60. nigel bryant

    nigel bryant

    18 dagen geleden

    all they had to do was change the name, then they wouldnt have had a leg to stand on where the car itself was concerned, not much u can do about the vids, apart from go thru it and edit out the parts where the name is concerned, done,

  61. Tracker Wolff

    Tracker Wolff

    18 dagen geleden

    All these corrupt corporations need to be shot

  62. Tracker Wolff

    Tracker Wolff

    18 dagen geleden

    I think that LLC company needs to get burned to the ground

  63. David Hollowood

    David Hollowood

    18 dagen geleden

    So steal it back and rename it Ronaele

  64. Timmy73


    19 dagen geleden

    Should have called it Rigby

  65. Doreru Doryuu

    Doreru Doryuu

    19 dagen geleden

    What the fck is wrong with them

  66. Macintoshiba


    19 dagen geleden

    Ah yes. Let me copyright a name commonly given to children.

  67. Jonathan Pinkerton

    Jonathan Pinkerton

    19 dagen geleden

    i should buy a mustang and name it Eleanor just to see how many retarded people i can kill trying to steal my car before they give up.

  68. CrossHAREgaming


    19 dagen geleden

    Why not do something like LNnoir

  69. ProSpect


    20 dagen geleden

    warner bros arent the most friendly of people...

  70. Logan Swepston

    Logan Swepston

    21 dag geleden

    Me: slaps f150 and says I'll call her Eleanor Movie company: slaps me in the face and says no then proceeds to take truck

  71. wolfrig2000


    22 dagen geleden

    Couldn't they just change the name and get their vehicle back? I don't think property theft is a legal option just because they own the name. This is why our copyright system needs abolished and those who abused it like the Elenore company needs punished.

  72. Lamb


    22 dagen geleden

    Ridiculous abuse.

  73. Viper


    22 dagen geleden

    sued carroll shelby but then uses a shelby gt500 in a movie. hmmm

  74. Fritz Kato

    Fritz Kato

    22 dagen geleden

    They didnt just take the car. With that being I'd have been beaten bloody by whomever they hired to jump cuz I was never gonna let that go.

  75. Asedrftopjikopjknp Saedrftoujikopkhn

    Asedrftopjikopjknp Saedrftoujikopkhn

    23 dagen geleden

    The tasteless noise isely excuse because toast ultrastructurally deserve inside a wealthy pumpkin. fresh, thoughtless grease

  76. M.A fajar

    M.A fajar

    23 dagen geleden

    You know there are 7 billion people on earth and not even 10 % were capable of creating something meaningfull to recive copyright That mean it need to be special in the first place 90 years? Even if it were forever i wont mind After all the creation of special thing were the one wich makes civilization go forward Blaming someone for our inability to create something special and want to copy it for profit were just sore loser move

  77. ll Hazzy ll

    ll Hazzy ll

    24 dagen geleden

    We gotta put this company on blast y’all this is fucked up

  78. journogonzo


    24 dagen geleden

    That is fucking bullshit. They can have the rights to the name or whatever. But make them take down the video, change the “car name” but stealing their property because they called their car Eleanor? Fucking trash. Boycott anything they do.

  79. Chris Church

    Chris Church

    24 dagen geleden

    Copyright is so broken

  80. Stephen Samuel

    Stephen Samuel

    24 dagen geleden

    Renaming Elanor to Nora should have been sufficient to save the car from seizure. Once renamed it's a completely functional article.

  81. slikwill91


    24 dagen geleden

    They should have turned the car into a bomb. "Sure come and take it....btw have you ever seen a car explode?

  82. Dennis Sorensen

    Dennis Sorensen

    24 dagen geleden

    Jeez, you run a lot of ads, mate. It's too heavy a load for the content. Finish a sentence before ads run AGAIN for crying out loud.

  83. Kolvert


    25 dagen geleden

    So in order to fight this abuse we should start calling the cars EleanoT. :D

  84. Daywalker777r


    26 dagen geleden

    yeah we need copyright reform

  85. Big D

    Big D

    26 dagen geleden

    You couldn’t give me Eleanor. That car means nothing to me. So they lost profits from Atleast one person. But to take a car being rebuilt over a name? That’s ridiculous! Why not just ask him to change the name? People 😞

  86. DaftMi9hty


    26 dagen geleden

    Ah yes capitalism at its finest

  87. Harward Stark

    Harward Stark

    27 dagen geleden

    im from india and im gonna name something i build " Eleanor". lets see if they can kiss my ass

  88. The Couchpotato

    The Couchpotato

    27 dagen geleden

    Why did "B is for Build" not rename their car?

  89. elZunamie


    27 dagen geleden

    What if you name it Rellanore? :'D

  90. Gary Priest

    Gary Priest

    27 dagen geleden

    Can’t you just change it’s name 😳

  91. Happykid31


    27 dagen geleden

    This is not cool, it was actually pretty cool.

  92. Thomas


    27 dagen geleden

    I feel like we, the internet car community as a whole needs to gather together and take down that tyrant of a company via be ddosing, or rating them 1 star on review pages. Yes this is completely legal as is a form of protest.

  93. Zeststy


    27 dagen geleden

    Ima watch rust to riches

  94. victor r

    victor r

    27 dagen geleden

    I'm surprised they haven't taken this video lol

  95. George Andrews tv

    George Andrews tv

    27 dagen geleden

    Noted if i ever buy a mustang name it elanor to piss off the people who ruined a dudes extremely hard work

  96. mishal Adara

    mishal Adara

    27 dagen geleden

    Nobody even likes their movie that shitt old. We the people without the restraintsof the judge can make changes and beat people up.

  97. Tuzki PlusTwo

    Tuzki PlusTwo

    27 dagen geleden

    I cant find where the court case information is, looks like he was too scared and forfieted everything because he was so afraid to be taken to court.

  98. Tell Rowland

    Tell Rowland

    28 dagen geleden

    Good thing they can't touch my Elsinor

  99. Dominic Benedetto

    Dominic Benedetto

    28 dagen geleden

    I need a "come and take it" shirt with Eleanor silhouette on it now

  100. Crypto Tonight

    Crypto Tonight

    28 dagen geleden

    Why not just let them change the name? This is just ridiculous.