Re: Re: A name as a trademark.
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on April 20, 1999 at 07:08:01:
In Reply to: Re: A name as a trademark. posted by gumology on February 22, 1999 at 17:58:59:
: : Is it possible to copywright an unusual name,(of a person that may become famous), for the future purpose of labeling cosmetics, cloths, toys, etc. If so, how does one go about doing so?
You cannot adopt the name of a living individual, particularly a faomous person. A dead person may be able to be used but even that is becoming difficult. Don't try Elvis Presley. Trademarks can be reserved. For info click the Trademark Page of the Trademark Forum.
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