The Cyberlaw Guide to Protest Art: Trademark

Cyberlaw Clinic
Jan 22, 2018 · 6 min read

What Is Trademark?

When Can You Use Another Person’s Trademark?

“Trademark parodies, even when offensive, do convey a message. The message may be simply that business and product images need not always be taken too seriously; a trademark parody reminds us that we are free to laugh at the images and associations linked with the mark.”²

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Thanks to Nikki Bourassa

Cyberlaw Clinic

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Harvard Law School’s technology and intellectual property legal clinic, based at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

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