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by Oliver
Tue Mar 08, 2016 10:13 pm
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: Using an organizations name in a song title?
Replies: 2
Views: 5000

Thanks Andy. The group itself hold no trademark on the name, however there is a small food products importer within the EU that have registered it for one its product ranges, along with a coloured logo. The company itself has an entirely different name. Thanks for pointing out the parody exception, ...
by Oliver
Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:06 pm
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: Using an organizations name in a song title?
Replies: 2
Views: 5000

Using an organizations name in a song title?

Hello everyone, I want to doublecheck the legalities at play before I post a song on youtube, or a blog I've written a deadpan delivery send up song and was thinking of using a sect's name in the title. Can a name be copyright when a fair number of people have it as a surname? Published works use a ...