The CBS Corporation
is the owner of the copyrights for Star Trek
. Before 2005
, it was more known using the name Viacom
CBS has been founded using the name Viacom in 1971. In 1994
, Viacom aquired Paramount
and Simon & Schuster
. In 2006
, Viacom was split back into CBS and Viacom, while Simon & Schuster stayed with CBS.
Filmrights on Star Trek belong to Paramount Pictures, while TV-rights are owned by CBS.