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The line is long for people that want one of these. Anyone know what the rules are as far as using a school logo like this as long as I’m not mass producing them?
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#1 posted 10-31-2012 08:49 AM
I don’t know the rules, but that’s the best logo available. It looks fantastic.
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#2 posted 10-31-2012 10:37 AM
If you get really good at it they’ll shut you down :-) they usually ignore the few.
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#3 posted 10-31-2012 01:36 PM
Whoop!! Nice work Ag!
You can use the logo for personal use without any repercussion. They only get involved if you’re using the logo for profit on a larger scale. Selling a handful is fine.
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#4 posted 11-01-2012 02:59 AM
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#5 posted 11-01-2012 12:12 PM
Poor taste sir…poor taste. Those will never sell here. Especially not that logo on this weekend. Then again I live a mile from the MSU campus in Starkville and you guys are coming here for the game this weekend! ;) Just kidding, good craftsmanship sir. All your lines are crisp and straight. Good job sir.- Jay (go bulldogs!)
-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com
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#6 posted 11-01-2012 02:30 PM
I think as long as you cut up Longhorn meat, you will be fine….
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#7 posted 11-01-2012 03:06 PM
Yea.. Be careful with the logo. I contacted some people at UF about logos and they said one or two is acceptable but if you’re selling them to strangers or even friends of friends, you need to get certified to sell. I think college logos are pretty cheap to get the stickers and certification you need. They just want their $$$.....
Awesome idea btw. I’m gonna look into making a board with a logo in it for my pops!
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#8 posted 11-02-2012 11:07 AM
Nice job on the inlay. Yes, be careful with copyrighted logos. I have a friend who got into a lawsuit over a logo. However…....it reminded my of a whole bunch of Aggie jokes. Used to live in LA. I’m sure that Aggies tell jokes about LSU.
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#9 posted 11-06-2012 07:25 PM
I made one of these a couple years ago for Mizzou. Thankfully, it is just “Collegiate font” so it’s not considered a Logo. Although anyone in my part of the country knows exactly what it means…
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#10 posted 12-02-2012 02:53 PM
OK, I will now HAVE TO make me one of these ATM cutting boards!
ATM 1999, PhD. 8-)
-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."
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#11 posted 12-03-2012 09:35 PM
What are the steps to do the inlay?
#12 posted 12-05-2012 01:49 AM
Maku- The wood whisperer did a really good video on inlay. You could learn much more from that than having me try and explain anything!
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#13 posted 12-08-2012 10:57 PM
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#14 posted 12-08-2012 11:06 PM
Since you asked, selling even one is a violation of their Trademark. They will have Trademarks on their logo, all colleges with sporting teams will. I actually worked these types of violations both in criminal courts as well as civillian courts. So one thing I can say is selling just a few will likely never land you in criminal court. No prosecuter would take a case like that. But selling just one could land you in civil court. There is no exception in the law for just selling a few. However, it is probably safe to say that just selling a few will probably not attract the attention of anybody and even if it did you would like just get a cease and desist letter versus a civil suit.
-- Mark Smith, Tracy, CA., http://www.markscustomwoodcrafts.com
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