Re: Re: Copyright a band name
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Posted by illbleed on April 26, 2001 at 10:34:47:
In Reply to: Re: Copyright a band name posted by M. Arthur Auslander on April 12, 1999 at 05:18:15:
: : How do I search if my band name can be used legally. Also if the name is in use in an unrelated field will this cause me problems?
: A search of the Patent and Trademark Office records will give you a good idea as to whether or not the band name is protectable. Usually use of the name in an unrelated field is not a problem. The is an new antidilution statute that may reach beyond the ordinary scope of a trademark. The law does not permit unfair use of another's mark.
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