Chicago, IL asked in Trademark for New York

Q: I want to relaunch an indie defunct record label. The old catalog has been sold. Can I trdemrk label name, logo & brand

I do not want to use anything from the old catalog. The label has been defunct for 29 years. I know the founder has no interest in dealing with music as a label. This is going to be a brand new start with new artist.

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Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta
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  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Mesa, AZ

A: Even if a brand is expired in the trademark registry it can still be owned by somebody.

You need to invest in a consultation with an attorney to analyze your case and provide options.

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