Re: Re: Re: Use of Celebrity names
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on July 13, 2001 at 03:55:42:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Use of Celebrity names posted by jeff on July 12, 2001 at 12:03:37:
: : : I am currently writing a novel that makes reference to a couple of celebrity's names, for example "Quentin Tarrintino" In the Prolougue of the book, i use a line from a rap groups song, Giving them credit for the lyrics. My question is can I use the celebritys names, and the lyric of the song.
: : : An example, would be, "Yeah the guy thinks he's cool like Charles Bronson." "That guy is as strong as Arnold Swartzenegger"
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: : : Run DMC
: : : Thanks
: : Dear Jeff.
: : You have to much there. The can berisk with copyright.
: : M. Arthur Auslander
I note my crazy typying in the last reply, I was not brought up on the computer.
Without taking professional responsibility, you are safer using celebrity names, but it still depends on the context.
M. Arthur Auslander
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