Copyright 101: Can I print this?

Copyright 101: Can I print this?

If this question pops-up, most probably you are thinking of using an image or text created by someone else and possibly copyrighted. How to know if a design is ready for commercial use?

We have prepared a visual copyright guide of what you can not use

More detailed information can be found in our Intellectual Property Guide.

Can I print this?

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  1. Jules
    December 16

    I would also like to know the answer to Laurnie G’s question. It seems everyone is printing quotes and likenesses left and right.

  2. Laurnie G
    December 7

    What if the design is a modification of a brand’s logo? The elements behind the modification are original but there are elements of the original content used.
    How to artists/websites get away with printing and selling shirts that have phrases and quotes from tv shows and songs?


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