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Ditto Lego.



Lego is not from Holland, rather from Denmark, so why "ditto"?


Because they took someone else's design, and then sued everybody that tried to use 'their' design. They attempted to at least put a legal figleaf on this by acquiring that company for a pittance many years later.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilary_Fisher_Page

LEGO should really acknowledge that what they did was wrong.


Thank you: had not known of this.


It was a blatant and extreme rip off of someone else's work too. They copied every single detail of branding, marketing, packaging and product:

http://hilarypagetoys.com/Images/articlestock/article875_Ima...




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