Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Business & FinanceSmall Business · 6 years ago

Am I allowed to use baseball teams, etc. old logos to put onto things to sell commercially on a small-scale?

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  • 6 years ago
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    MLB's intellectual property lawyers are pretty thorough. They maintain trademark protection upon all team and league logos, present AND PAST. Wanna sell something using marks distinctive to the Brooklyn Dodgers? Just ante up some rights fees or royalty payments and you probably can.

    Probably a lot easier to make up your own marks, taking care not to make them too similar.

  • 6 years ago

    Logos of baseball teams and other logos are under trademark protection. If you try to copy their logos without permission you can be sued for infringement. You can contact the owner of the logo or trademark you want to use and ask for permission in using their mark or to make thing easy make your own mark not similar to their mark.

  • Jamey
    Lv 7
    6 years ago

    Depends what country you are in, in the UK we have a '30 year rule' whereby you can use anything (including government secrets) for anything after 30 years

  • 6 years ago

    No, but depending on how small your scale is, you might not get bothered.

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  • Biff
    Lv 7
    6 years ago

    not without written permission, being licensed and paying royalties

  • Judy
    Lv 7
    6 years ago

    no, those logos are copyrighted

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