Saint Petersburg, FL asked in Business Law, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Florida

Q: Am I legally allowed to incorporate images of pet food bags for a powerpoint presentation on marketing schemes?

Putting together a slide presentation on common marketing tactics and wanted to use pet food bag images as examples. Wondering if this is legal or if I should block out the names of the pet food bags.

1 Lawyer Answer
Jane Kim
Jane Kim
Answered
  • Naples, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You should probably repost it under trademark or intellectual property.

Under the Fair Use doctrine you can use a trademark without permission if the use is for educational or informational purposes; so long as it is not used for commercial purposes.

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