I sell a shirt that says “My Chemical Imbalance” hand drawn in reference to the band, My Chemical Romance. I have looked at their trademark and as far as I can tell, they don’t have the proper trademark to take my listing down unless I am misunderstanding.
Goods and Services IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: [ ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES IN THE NATURE OF LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES; ] PROVIDING A WEBSITE FEATURING INFORMATION REGARDING [ LIVE PERFORMANCES AND ] MUSIC,...Read more »
This question doesn't belong in any of these categories. You may have a civil cause of action for defamation. You should consult with a litigation attorney who specializes in defamation. Here is some more information about defamation:...Read more »
If I go online right now I can take any picture I want posted on a t-shirt printing website and have the tshirt made and printed to me pay for it they receive a profit and they send me the shirt how is that not violating copyright laws like all I want to do is figure out how to run a successful... Read more »
Your example of finding a copyrighted picture online, sending it to a t-shirt company, and having them print a t-shirt with the photo, is infringement. The infringement is just not enforced by the owner, likely because either the owner does not know, or it is not worth the time and expense of...Read more »
You're almost certainly *not* immune from copyright infringement liability. The best Archive.org can warrant, if it is not the creator of the content you're downloading, is that it will cover the costs of a lawsuit based on downloading from their website (indemnification). To my...Read more »
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