The classics of tomorrow are being written today, but some of them are still under copyright. Would I be able to get away with alluding to a stage play based off a Star Wars Expanded Universe novel or would the Mouse call lawyers at the first mention of a character's name?
Now, I'm fairly certain that simply calling a tome of teleplay scripts being translated into the local vernacular The Brony's Transcripts would be legit as long as I didn't name characters/places or quote lines.
"You don't fix faith. It fixes you." -- Shepherd Book, Jaynestown[br][br]Never meddle in the affairs of Daleks, for you are mortal and look good in photo-negative.
I think you can reference a brand name in a work of fiction. It's how people can get away with sending characters to Disneyland, or drinking a Mountain Dew. You're not claiming to have invented the original work.
Seems like this question has come up in the forum before ...
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