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‘Star Wars’ mayo, wind chimes, baby blankets coming soon?

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Thursday, December 17, 2015, 9:27 AM

Evil Kylo Ren (right with actress Daisy Ridley) will become a marketing giant, thanks to Disney lawyers.JoBlo Movie Trailers via YouTube

Evil Kylo Ren (right with actress Daisy Ridley) will become a marketing giant, thanks to Disney lawyers.

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opens on Friday — but “Star Wars” corn chips, pancake mix, cork screws, dry erase writing boards and a host of other mundane products may be hitting stores soon.

And you can thank the moviemakers’ legion of lawyers, which has been hard at work for months locking down trademarks on pretty much everything and every character in the film that moves.

Want to market a line of Poe Dameron mayonaise (yes, mayonaise)? You’ll need to work out a licensing deal with Disney’s Lucasfilm division, which still owns the rights to the “Star Wars” franchise.

Hope to sell rulers adorned with the image of Captain Phasma? Even though that character is barely in the movie, Lucasfilm has locked up the rights to such measuring sticks in addition to hundreds of other household products.

And Lucasfilm thinks even its evil villain Kylo Ren will be a big star: The company has applied for trademarks on scores of products, including cake pans, staplers, wind chimes and even baby books bearing the likeness of the Dark Side leader.

It’s part of a long effort by the company to secure the rights to any product that people might not have even considered making. United States Patent and Trademark Office documents show that many of the licensing lockdowns date back to 2014, but some were filed earlier this year, as plotlines and characters were being finalized.

Here’s a partial list of other “Star Wars” items that Lucasfilm won’t let you make without permission:

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” cushions, glitter, flagpoles, tissue box covers, window blinds.

Kylo Ren key fobs, sleeping bags, address books, chalk, modeling clay, pencil sharpeners, trophies, candle snuffers, scorecards and oven mitts.

Poe Dameron bagels, cereal bars, coffee, sweetened gelatin desserts, flour, pasta, tortillas, and maps.

BB-8 milk shakes, packaged meals, applesauce, chili, uncooked hamburger patties, raisins, afghans, baby blankets, and crib bumpers.

gkuntzman@nydailynews.com

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