Re: Using a cartoon
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on August 23, 2001 at 23:26:41:
In Reply to: Using a cartoon posted by Firefighter Mary on August 23, 2001 at 12:11:44:
: Are it infringing on a cartoon copyright if an image is acquired from a web site and changed to incorporate a particular theme or image by adding a hat and/or some equipment? The intent is to make a decal of the image to be put on a vehicle and perhaps on personal t-shirts. There is no intention of selling merchandise, nor intent to copyright or market this. It is strictly for fun.
Dear Firefighter Mary,
As I understand it, there is a techincal infrindgement. The limited used, suggests limited exposure to suit.
M. Arthur Auslander
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