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lrocha
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Are Famous Quotes Protected?
« on: Dec 18th, 2005, 12:12am »
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Hi all,
 
I was interested in starting my own business in promoting famous quotes.  (from those dead and alive)  I was just wondering if anyone knew the boundaries of quotes.  I would like to sell material with quotes on them (i.e. letter heads), however, I don't want step on anyone's toes.
 
Does anyone know if this is legal?  I've seen things like notepads and calendars and stuff with quotes on them, but I wonder if they had to get permission from EACH person who stated those quotes.
 
Any idea?
 
Any advice given will be greatly appreciated.
~L
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Aidan
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Re: Are Famous Quotes Protected?
« Reply #1 on: Oct 23rd, 2006, 7:07pm »
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Hi!
 
I was also wondering about the use of famous quotes on products for sale. Did you ever find any more info on this?
 
Kindest regards,
 
Aidan Power
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