However, not everyone was thrilled to see the video. One of the hooks of the ad is that they use "Girls" the familiar Beastie Boys song, but have rewritten the lyrics.
The only problem with doing that is a little something called copyright infringement. The Beastie Boys are not okay with their song being taken and used. Attorneys from the Beastie Boys contacted the creators of GoldieBlox and in response to that, GoldieBlox has filed a civil action suit to attempt to declare their video, which they are calling a parody, protected under the Fair Use Doctrine.
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