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Trademarks and anonymous

Discussion in 'News and Current Events' started by dani_anon, Feb 25, 2008.

  1. dani_anon Member

    Trademarks and anonymous

    Hi All,

    I was reading through law today and the subject of trademarks as I have to buy a trademark for a company.
    As I was reading through trademark law, it struck me that the C0$ next move might be to trademark anonymous and anonymous imagery, however this can be stopped with footage taken before their application, which uses all the imagery and anonymous - so don't delete files, or make a copy and hide it somewhere if worried about fair game.

    As long as it can be proved by dated information - that they don't own the trademark it is cool.

    I don't mean to worry anyone :)

    Dani
  2. Anon Y. Mouse Member

    Re: Trademarks and anonymous

    This is what I have feared since day one. :roll:
  3. dani_anon Member

    Re: Trademarks and anonymous

    don't worry,
    if enough documentary evidence is available - they have no leg to stand on

    Dani
  4. Anonymous9999 Member

    Re: Trademarks and anonymous

    *Snort*

    Most of it is borrowed from elsewhere, anyway. If they are stupid enough to try, we won't need to be the ones breathing down their necks.
  5. MollyBloom Member

    Re: Trademarks and anonymous

    I was under the impression that trademark deals with business properties.

    Anonymous and whatever digital depictions is uses are not for commercial purposes. There is nothing to trademark. <shrug>
  6. a-non-lawyer Member

    Re: Trademarks and anonymous

    I wouldn't worry about this. The CoS can't demonstrate that they're actually using the name or imagery as part of their organization.
  7. TakeAnonMe Member

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