RE: Help with fake names issue

Subject: RE: Help with fake names issue
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 14:07:38 -0400


Suzette Leeming wrote:


> I have often used cartoon character names, such as Bugs Bunny, Mickey
> Mouse, etc.

But those names are highly valued intellectual property owned by very large corporations with very large legal departments. Using those names out of the whole uinverse of possibilities seems to me to be every bit as risky from a legal standpoint as using the name of a real, living celebrity. Personally, I would never use this approach, and I find it hard to believe that a company's legal department would ever approve it, either (assuming they ever had the opportunity to review it...).

-Fred Ridder



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References:
Help with fake names issue: From: Cindy Daoust
Re: Help with fake names issue: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Help with fake names issue: From: Suzette Leeming

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