Chocolate & Soap Glock. Lawsuit waiting to happen?

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ChocolateWeapons.com is selling a nifty chocolate replica of a full size Glock pistol made from one pound of chocolate. The “gun” is even shipped in an authentic looking foam lined pistol case! At $30, it would make a great gift for a gun nut.

If your gun nut friend does not like chocolate, or is in need of a shower, the company also sells soap Glocks.

The mould for both the soap and chocolate pistols appears to have been made from a third-generation Glock. I am not a lawyer, but this looks like a trade dress lawsuit waiting to happen. In 2010 Glock settled a lawsuit against Austrian Sporting Arms, who were importing the ISSC M22 pistol, a pistol which had a distinct resemblance to the Glock. If you are wanting a soap Glock pistol, buy it now before Glock hears about it.

[ Many thanks to Nugroho for emailing me the link. ]

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  • Nick

    These http://www.botachtactical.com/blgugl17.html have been around (litigation free) for years and years. Except for the material of which they’re made, there’s no difference.

  • Jon

    I’m not a lawyer either, but I think it’s different from the ISSC M22 in that there’s no chance of confusion between a chocolate Glock and a real one, nor does the sale of a soap Glock affect the sales of any Glock product. At minimum, Glock would be held to a higher standard in this case. Likewise, a gun called a Block would definitely run afoul of trademark rights, but a Block dog food wouldn’t.

  • Alex Vostox

    I wish it was yellow or bright orange (preferably in lime or roses aroma) so I don’t get shot by Swedish or Alaskan police after reporting something about ‘naked guy bathing with a snow-camo pistol’ or worse got strip naked/arrested after shouting ‘they could take our lives but they cannot take our FFRREEEEDDDOOOMM!!!!’ while airport TSA officer taking away my chocolate Glock…

  • Bob Z Moose

    If Glock sues over candy and soap it would be incredibly silly. It set precedent for Colt to sue Pabst Brewing over Colt 45 beer.

  • MattCFII

    Not only did Glock sue ISSC for copyright infringement they have done the same to airsoft importers and retailers in the U.S. It would not surprise me one bit if they did sue this candy maker.

  • SpudGun

    Mmm, Glock-olate! If you prefer cocoa powder to gun powder, then you can chew on the gun that won’t blow your head off.

    Still, with morbid obeisity, heart disease and diabetes at an all time high, a pound of Choc-o-Glock could be more dangerous then the real thing to some people.

  • http://www.thegunzone.com/556dw.html Daniel E. Watters

    Legend has it that John Dillinger made a soap pistol and colored it with shoe polish to break out of a jail. Actually, it was a wooden pistol. but two of his associates tried the soap pistol ploy in a separate prison break that failed.

    This is spoofed in the Woody Allen film “Take the Money and Run”.

  • mlk18

    At least with these you can do a grip reduction at home with just a razor blade.

  • SpudGun

    BTW, make sure you get the right ‘chocolate weapons’ website, otherwise you’ll be in for an unpleasant surprise. ;)

  • http://yophat.blogspot.com/ Yophat

    Talk about a disappointment when you open the case only to find its chocolate/soap…..more of an insult than a gift!

    • http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/ Steve (The Firearm Blog)

      Yophat, haha

  • Riceball

    I wonder, are these things made from solid chocolate or are they hollow, Because they would last quite a while if they were solid.

  • D

    As a law-minded person myself I completely agree, however I still hope Glock doesn’t pursue litigation over a bar of chocolate and soap…that’d be a bit absurd.

  • Hryan

    Now I didn’t do so well in my Trademark Law class, but they’d probably have a fair use argument; not many people are going to confuse a chocolate or soap Glock with a real one. Usually if something is outside the principal’s product line, and the principal has no real intention to cross over into that product line, a company can usually use their trade dress.

  • J.T.

    Looks like they made it from a blue gun.

  • Paralus

    The soap pistol needs a rope lanyard.

  • http://308ar.com A Schur

    Shouldnt the soap have a rope, I mean lanyard?

    Snap! This gives me an idea!!! Preperation H suppositories shaped like bullets available in popular calibers. We all know a-holes come in all sizes and shapes.

    Lastly I would love to see either model photographed with a light or laser mounted on the rail.