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NSW Intellectual Property Law - Using Quote in a Commercial Product?

Discussion in 'Intellectual Property Law Forum' started by jakedz876, 30 March 2016.

  1. jakedz876

    jakedz876 Member

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    Hello,

    I'd like to have your opinion on something.

    I would like to use the quote "The obstacle is the path" on my product (not printed on a t-shirt, it would be included at the very bottom of the product). The source of the quote seems to be a zen proverb. Do you think I can use it under Intellectual Property Law?

    I am in doubt.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer

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    The onus will be on you to prove it is in the public domain.
     
  3. jakedz876

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    Thanks! Do you know how can I check if it's in the public domain ?
     

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