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I see both sides of the argument. I may be uninformed on this, but I'm surprised that he hasn't been sued by any players that are in his painting. I'm curious as to what you guys think.
Oh boy. Giddy up!
Standing on a hill in my mountain of dreams,
Telling myself it's not as hard as it seems - Led Zeppelin
bama. since he's selling it, he needs to pay.
"Uuh, long long time. Yes, I've seen moles so big they have their own moles. Freckles that cover two men. "
Dr. Van Nostrand
We touched on it last time this topic cropped up, but an athlete's likeness can't be used as a trademark. Basically, artists can paint historic events without infringing on TM rights. Look up Tiger Woods trademark case. So athletes probably wouldn't have a claim.
However, that's separate from the issue here: Whether the University's football uniform and image are protected. I think they are, but I have a feeling the court will side w/ Danny-boy.
Moore...it is public domain.
"Touch that thang four" - Courtney Upshaw
i knew some jackass would downvote me for having an opinion. hit me again. please.
Because that's what Bama needs to get exposure. Some guy Painting a picture that most recruits will never see. Rick Rush is better anyways.
Daniel Moore? The no talent hack who traces over photos taken by others? I'll vote Bama.
If he uses any mark that Alabama owns then DM is in the wrong.
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