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Default Re: Superman logo in other letters ok?

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Artists take risks.
Artists that create original works don't need to take risks.

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Parody is protected expression in the States.
Depends on the form of media.

If you want to make a YouTube video that parodies Roger Goodell and the NFL, go right ahead. But when you print something on a t-shirt, it's a salable good. The use of IP on salable goods is governed under The Lanham Act. Parody or not, using existing IP on t-shirts can lead to legal issues. Only a judge can decide if the use is parody or infringement.

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I do. And I get C&D's often enough but they generally have no teeth.
That works for you. But it may not work for everyone. Slippery slope advice on a free, public forum.
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