Tinley Park, IL asked in Products Liability, Small Claims, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Wisconsin

Q: Can a distributor ship products of another brand who has permission to use a 3rd companies logo on the product w theirs

I as a distributor of tea products place a brand customer's custom logo on the product and ship to their customer when they have orders. If one of these brands also has us place another 3rd parties logo (a 501c charity they raise money for) on the product am I at risk of any legal liability as the distributor / manufacturer who is producing, printing label, and shipping to their customer in interstate commerce. Do I need permission from the 501c to use their logo as well on the product being shipped?

1 Lawyer Answer
Eugene Vamos
Eugene Vamos
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Tucson, AZ

A: Those third party logos are someone's intellectual property, and I would advise you to obtain some kind of proof from your customer that these third party logos are allowed/licensed to be used in the particular product.

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