Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
Any work that features a prominent fictional spaceship named Enterprise is treading on ice CBS/Paramount already owns
What if it's not prominent? Just some random ship in the background?
Then presumably, it would be the equivalent of that little glimpse of the Millennium Falcon
flying in the background of the Battle of Sector 001 in ST:FC, or of Serenity
appearing in the pilot miniseries for the revived Battlestar Galactica
-- technically actionable if the copyright holder were to chose to pursue it, but they probably won't since it's more of a "cameo" and a wink to the other franchise than it is an actual attempt to profit off of their trademarks.