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It appears that the rights issue that has prevented fans from enjoying building and playing with Doctor Who Lego's might actually become a reality. Nothing is written in stone and Lego hasn't announced that they will be releasing or making Doctor Who Lego sets anytime soon but now that the rights issue has been lifted Lego can go ahead and do it. Lego Cuusco has stated that they are a crowd sourcing platform and if a product got 10,000 votes then the product is a go. Here is a statement from their website.
Sometimes we have to turn down project submissions that refer to specific brands or licensed properties. We do this to avoid getting your hopes up for something we know we aren't able to make. In these cases, we already know the LEGO Group can't secure licensing rights to produce construction toys based on a particular brand or property, due to a conflicting interest with a third party.
If such a conflict goes away, we'll then be able to accept projects based on a particular brand or license.
Resolved Past Licensing Conflicts
We now welcome projects based on the following licenses that used to have conflicts:
Last updated February 25, 2014
- Doctor Who - February 2014
You can read the full statement on their website.
Source: Doctor Who Newsite