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Under EU law, is it a trademark violation to mention other products by name in a description?

The problem is that you are not allowed to use other trademarks to advance your own product. Nowadays, cases like this involve tagging things in app stores. So for example you are not allowed to tag ...
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Using Product Names within my product

Generally speaking, you can use a good that you have purchased which contains a licensed trademark any way that you want under the First-Sale Doctrine. On the other hand, there is a risk that you will ...
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Under EU law, is it a trademark violation to mention other products by name in a description?

The fair use doctrine allows for trademarked names to be legally used under specific circumstances. Nominative Fair Use Nominative fair use means that a trademarked name can be used to refer to ...
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Does the shade of color (light vs dark) in a trademark matter?

The hexcode of colors is not trademarkable but the name of the color is. The New South Wales Waratahs play in a kit color similar to Manchester City but as long as they don't advertise the color of ...
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Does the shade of color (light vs dark) in a trademark matter?

With respect to a U.S. Registration, for a trademark that claims the color green, does the shade of green make a difference? Usually it would, and usually the specificity expected would be much ...
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Can I buy a same domain name with different TLD and add similar content?

There are two areas of law that are relevant here: Copyright and Trademarks. Copyright is only a problem when the content or design is copied verbatim or a derivative work. Just being similar in ...
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Questions about real people and fictional characters in novels

There is the professional boxer Paolo Roberto, who played a professional boxer named Paolo Roberto in the Millennium series (he was already in the books, but then also played himself in at least two ...
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Does copyright law apply?

The auction house typically wouldn't hold a copyright to the item. If the item sold at auction is protected by copyright and you copy that item, that is copyright infringement of the owner of the item'...
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Does copyright law apply?

Although copyright doesn't apply in this case (unless you were ripping off their ad copy word for word, perhaps), there might be a case against you under trademark law depending on what exactly you do....
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Does copyright law apply?

Copyright exists to protect creative expressions from unauthorized copying. Just stating a fact that a similar item was sold at auction at auction-house H for price P is not a violation of copyrights. ...
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