Zanesville, OH asked in Trademark for Ohio

Q: I have small business and make rhinestone and glitter tumblers.If I use Starbucks cups but don’t alter the trademark

Can I get in trouble for selling them.

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2 Lawyer Answers
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta
Answered
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Mesa, AZ

A: Very possible.

Reselling a product with another person's brand for commercial purposes can be infringing.

Consult with an attorney.

Omar Darwich
Omar Darwich
Answered
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • El Paso, TX
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: You could be walking down a very fine line and/or crossing it.

Companies such as Starbucks/HBO/Apple are known to be very strict enforcers of their IP rights.

As another attorney stated your best bet would be to consult with an attorney and let them look at all the relevant facts and whats going on.

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