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How can I create a webshop which sells Fortnite products legally?

I would like to create a webshop. Initially, people could buy mainly cups and caps from it.

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asked Aug 28 '18 at 09:14 PM in Legal & Licensing

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Sorry, this is not permitted. Please check out our fan art policy for more information: https://www.epicgames.com/site/en-US/fan-art-policy

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answered Aug 28 '18 at 09:16 PM

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avatar image x5.exe_not_works Aug 28 '18 at 09:25 PM

Then why is it good, if I license the brand on IMG? And there are a lot of products on the internet that are not from the original epic store. Do they all run counter to the law?

avatar image IndieGameCove Aug 29 '18 at 02:09 AM

Selling fan art without permission is illegal. Not just epic's stuff, all fan art. The thing is people can get away with selling it very easily because to get fan art removed from a particular store's website, fortnight swag in this case, epic would have to send a complaint about that seller. But then the seller can just move to another site or create a new account. And if the seller has his own website stopping him would become even more time consuming since then you would be talking about filing lawsuits.

So it's just not practical for most companies to spend much time on stopping fan art. As a result there is a pretty big fan art market, so big that people assume it's legal since so many people are doing it.

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