#1
Sorry if this is in the wrong thread, but I reckoned that since UG has so many people in the Pit, there's bound to be someone with legal expertise here. I've started a Black Metal band, and I was thinking of naming it after an Orc from the Lord of the Rings books. I was wondering, is this okay? Does there need to be some payment to Tolkien's estate or something? Or is it fine?

Thanks
#3
Which orc?
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#7
Well first off that's an Uruk-Hai and from what I've seen on Google searches you can use the name since you aren't going to be claiming you're affiliated with Tolkien or claiming you made the name up on your own.
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I think white people are better than black people.
While this statement is kinda racist and straightforward, it does have many FACTS to back it up lolz.