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by kmcgowan
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Person's name in description but non on the product
Replies: 5
Views: 3859

Re: Person's name in description but non on the product

your guidance is very much appreciated AndyJ so in summary, I interpret that to be fair and 'on the safe side'.. - I can refer to the club name in a description of the product but must make clear there is no association with the club; e.g. perhaps referencing ' inspired by Arsenal old team jersey's....
by kmcgowan
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Person's name in description but non on the product
Replies: 5
Views: 3859

Re: Person's name in description but non on the product

many thanks for the guidance AndyJ Firstly, I can confirm my intention is trade in a fair way and value your advice on how best to do this. Very good steer to avoid current shirts/players. Thank you. a) Re your comment 'There is no law in the UK which protects personal image rights' , does this mean...
by kmcgowan
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Person's name in description but non on the product
Replies: 5
Views: 3859

Person's name in description but non on the product

Hi I am starting a new business that involves clothing such as hats, scarves etc. that are inspired by Football Clubs, their Managers and their players. The products will be my own creative design and the colours and design will be inspired by old and current jerseys/kit, rather than being exact cop...
by kmcgowan
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: names of footballers/football clubs as copyright
Replies: 4
Views: 4268

Re: names of footballers/football clubs as copyright

How did you get on Iain?

like you I would like to use a player's picture and name in a clothing web page description for a new online business and I am keen to know if this would be possible without breaching copyright laws. The name /likeness would not appear on the physical product itself