Best answer: Why do they call them Legos?

The name ‘LEGO’ is an abbreviation of the two Danish words “leg godt”, meaning “play well”. It’s our name and it’s our ideal. The LEGO Group was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen.

Is it correct to say LEGOs?

So, I would say “LEGOs” is perfectly fine if you are referring to the pieces of LEGO. It is, however, wrong to say “LEGOs”, if you are referring to the brand/company.

Who owns Lego now?

Is LEGOs wrong?

If you’re reading this, you probably know that the correct plural of LEGO is just ‘LEGO‘ (or, if the company has its way, ‘LEGO bricks’ or ‘LEGO sets’). This is Brick Fanatics, after all, so we feel safe assuming you have a solid knowledge of the LEGO Group, its products and the terminology involved.

Is it pronounced Lego or laygo?

Laygo or Lego? If you watched LEGO Masters, you probably noticed some differences in the way the contestants pronounced the word “Lego”. People from South Australia pronounce it “laygo” while the rest of Australia says “leggo”.

Can I use the word Lego?

Proper Use of the LEGO Trademark on a Web Site

If the LEGO trademark is used at all, it should always be used as an adjective, not as a noun. For example, say “MODELS BUILT OF LEGO BRICKS”. Never say “MODELS BUILT OF LEGOs”.

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a company like Lepin that simply copies LEGO sets and releases them as their own. The former would be referred to as legitimate construction toy brands, and the latter as clone brands or knock-off brands. Construction toy brands are perfectly legal.

Selling used LEGO is definitely legal, at least in most legal systems. One of the most basic property rights involves the right to transfer ownership as long as both parties agree on the terms. Even selling items under copyright (instructions, box art, games, etc) is legal under the first-sale doctrine.

Is it illegal to sell fake LEGO?

The short answer is yes. If it’s in violation of Lego’s IP (complete clone sets & instructions), or if it’s a clone product that the person is marketing at genuine Lego (fraud) that’s an issue. If it’s just Lego-compatible bricks from whatever source, then it is what it is.

Is Legoland owned by Disney?

Legoland (/ˈlɛɡoʊ. lænd/, trademark in uppercase as LEGOLAND) is a chain of family theme parks focusing on the construction toy system Lego.

Legoland.

Type Subsidiary
Parent Merlin Entertainments
Website www.legoland.com

Did Lego lose its patent?

The patents on Lego’s brick design began expiring in the early 2000s; the original patent expired in 2011, and despite many attempts by Lego to get its patents extended indefinitely and then to trademark the design, the company was eventually forced to admit that innovation was its only road to continued success.

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