[scribus] making your own Pantone color list

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Mon Sep 23 16:06:09 UTC 2013

On Sep 23, 2013, at 9:23 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:

> But there is absurdity here. "ownership over those numbers" -- what?
> They don't want anyone to use these numbers? Even if we tack on "as a
> collection" -- still absurd for a company who purports to be selling
> color-matched inks. As far as "control over the usage of PANTONE", this
> is a public, commercial company. They can't control every mention of
> their company's name.

Take it up w/ their lawyers and discuss it w/ your corporate counsel --- my observations do not constitute legal advice.

> In the meantime, we are just trying to help users who wish to specify
> Pantone ink in spite of any thoughts we have about their attitude.

That's probably going to need to be done conservatively and carefully if you don't want to get lawyers involved.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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