"A tradition unlike any other" is trademarked. My company wants to release a seasoning that would say "A seasoning unlike any other". Would this break copyright law
answered on Feb 18, 2022
Augusta National's registration is for use of the mark "A tradition unlike any other" on wall plaques (in International Class 020) and clothing (in International Class 025).
Your proposed use of the mark "A seasoning unlike any other" for seasoning (in... Read more »
answered on Aug 31, 2020
The original paintings by John James Audubon are old enough that they are in the public domain. Any other photos or paintings or drawings, however, which may be available through the Audubon Society, may not be in the public domain.
can i send the example of the t shirt for reference? dog theme is purely general, no negative/positive undertones,
answered on Mar 23, 2020
The issue here may not be one of trademark but rather the right of publicity. Snoop is a celebrity whose name, image and likeness have monetary value. If someone else uses that for monetary gain they could be liable. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for a consult so... Read more »
Im wanting to use a skyline view but the view i want to use has the Miller sign in it. I looked and they have a design trademarked but not the sign or skyline. The trademark says that it contains specific words, i think since we are just using the outline with no words we should be ok?
answered on Mar 18, 2020
Hard to understand what you are trying to accomplish.
If you make a design of a skyline, you could file for trademark protection, if it meets all the requirements.
Consult with an attorney so we can provide better guidance.
answered on Jul 20, 2018
You should speak with a trademark attorney in a confidential conversation. It may be possible. An attorney would need to know more about your business.
They call themselves "Foolsgold Theatre Company" and are (from what I understand) a stage theatre brand, while we call ourselves "Fools Gold Theatre Productions" and are strictly online creating audio. They've contacted me asking me to stop using it because they've... Read more »
answered on Aug 9, 2017
It would appear that the threshold issue here is whether or not they do business under that name in the United States (or whether you do business with yours in the UK). Trademark rights are geographical in nature. While the geographical nature has eroded somewhat due to the international nature... Read more »
answered on Aug 25, 2015
Talk to a local trademark lawyer, who can investigate and advise.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your... Read more »
answered on Aug 25, 2015
More information is needed to answer. This type of question has to be answered based on the specific facts involved (product, geography, usage by others, etc.). Generally speaking, if it's for the same type of product/service, then it could be problematic. Talk to a local trademark lawyer, who... Read more »
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