Re: naming a business
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on July 05, 2000 at 08:26:41:
In Reply to: naming a business posted by PC Thigpen on July 04, 2000 at 05:02:56:
: Would it be a violation of any known copyright to name my business "Yellow Brick Road?"(ie ....good-bye...follow the....
: Awaiting a reply.
You are dealing with trademark. The use of a mark must not be confused with another's use of the same mark. It really has to be looked into. The mere existence of the words used by others does not cause a problem.
Now is the time to find out before there is trouble.
M. Arthur Auslander
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