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A trademark is a trademark. Whether it is an actor's trade name or a name drawn from a character of fiction, or the title of a work. All the same principles apply. Just as I told you in my answer
There are a bunch of laws that touch on this area. To start the analysis, not all character names in fiction are trademarks. That's because a trademark must be associated with a line of commerce, the