Waukegan, IL asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Illinois

Q: Can I sell my own 3d model of Lego flowers? I was selling then with the name Lego in the title until Lego took it down.

I created my own scaled up version of the Lego flower in a 3d modeling software. So the model is mine and I was wondering if I could continue to sell them without including the Lego name in the title.

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: While you created your own scaled-up version of the Lego flower in a 3D modeling software, it is important to note that Lego has trademark and copyright protection over their products. Therefore, using the name "Lego" in the title or description of your 3D model product could be considered trademark infringement.

However, if you are selling your 3D model of the Lego flower without using the Lego name in the title or description, it is less likely to be considered trademark infringement. Nonetheless, it is recommended that you consult with a lawyer to ensure that you are not infringing on any of Lego's intellectual property rights.

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