Q: I had my old employer logo printed on a mask and I gave it to an employee.
Can my old employer sue me for having his logo printed on the mask
A: No, unless your intent is to trick potential customers into thinking they are dealing with you old employer in order to get your old employer's potential customers.
A: Depends on many factors. There may be both trademark and copyright laws at issue here. Trademark protects the original owner of the logo from trademark dilution by others as well as misleading customers. Copyright protects the author of the design. Consult with an attorney to determine if you may be at risk for infringement.
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