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03-15-2012, 12:22 AM
I have noticed some lovely items in the CU shop, and i was wondering how do you go about getting permission to use manufactured items (ie teddy bears and dolls etc?) i have tried writing to the manufacturer but had no response, any ideas most appreciated, thanks, Marion
03-15-2012, 06:06 PM
Are you asking about items you took pictures of or Items form PU Kits?
03-16-2012, 11:09 AM
pictures i took of dolls and teddies, thanks
03-16-2012, 11:40 AM
If you're talking about extracting, for example (as it's here in the room - kids toys are everywhere), a toy that has been manufactured, like a Mickey Mouse toy - or any toy to be honest - you will have a hard time getting permission to extract it and then sell it (which is what is being done if you're selling a kit). Toy manufacturers usually trademark their toys to ensure knock off versions aren't resold - and extracting and repacking in a kit would violate their trademark restrictions. Keep trying with the manufacturer - but there's no "quick way" to get permission - hope that helps!
03-16-2012, 01:51 PM
Look For Copyright Symbol on Tags or Embossed Labels. If it has a Copyright Symbol don't waste your time trying to get permission.
Thank You Jen for answering her question. ;)
03-16-2012, 08:52 PM
thanks for your advice
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