Manor, PA asked in Copyright and Business Law for Indiana

Q: Can the word supercalifragilisticexpialidocious be used as part of my logo.

Can I say Mary Poppings. Where everything is supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

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Kathryn Perales
Kathryn Perales
  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Oberlin, OH

A: You can probably say supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - it does not appear to be registered to anyone. You probably could even register it.

"Mary Poppings" is more problematic - Disney has the "Mary Poppins" mark registered for some goods and services, and they might try to stop you from using a confusingly similar mark. Obviously you are going for a Mary Poppins association, so they would likely be successful in stopping you from using "Mary Poppings."

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