HBO Threatening To Sue 13-Year-Old Over 'Game Of Thrones' Catchphrase?

December 15, 2016
LESSON: You can't steal a TV show slogan and use it for your own project.

Game of Thrones has threatened to sue a 13-year-old because she used the phrase "winter is coming" in a public art competition. According to the Daily Mail, Felicity Wilcox was stunned when she received an email warning she faced legal action for copyright from HBO unless she removed the phrase from her work, where she had added the phrase as part of a competition on website Redbubble.

Her father says HBO has bigger fish to fry and the network scared his daughter. More importantly, what is a 13-year-old doing watching Game Of Thrones?

-Mike Draup

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