Metairie, LA asked in Copyright for Louisiana

Q: If something is copyrighted on their web page in another state and my artwork is similar. What determines how similar

My logo and theirs is similar we both use word grounded , both have roots but different and mine come from tree forming the word grounded. Theirs is a coffee cup with word grounded above and roots inside cup. Can they come after me since they r copyrighted and say I stole from them

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Yan Zong
Yan Zong
  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Westchester, IL

A: Hi, you description of the issue seems you are talking about trademark rather than copyright. If you are concerning about use of similar logo, you may consider not only how similar the logo (the mark) is, but also the service/goods that you both deal with in the commerce.

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