Logos and websites

Jim Leonard trixter at oldskool.org
Tue Oct 10 18:37:22 CDT 2006


Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 10/10/2006 at 3:15 PM Jim Leonard wrote:
> 
>> Your website is historical/educational, which means it falls under the 
>> Fair Use clause of the copyright act.  You should be fine.
> 
> ...except that trademarks (which are what logos are) are treated
> separately from Copyright law--and probably a good thing too.  Trademarks
> are governed by the Lanham Act.

Yes, but he's not using the marks for any sort of financial gain or 
libel, so again, he should be fine.

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