[scribus] making your own Pantone color list
joe at zeff.us
Mon Sep 23 17:16:43 UTC 2013
On 09/23/2013 06:23 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> 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.
Why not? Coke, Pepsi, Ford and Disney certainly do their best to do
exactly that. That's what trademarks are all about.
About fifteen years ago, a dentist's professional society decided to
have a convention. As it was for all members from around the world,
they decided to call it WorldCon. They had to change it because that
term is in use for the World Science Fiction Convention and trademarked
and, of course, they hadn't asked permission first. Would they have
gotten it if they'd asked? Well, knowing some of the people involved in
running that, both directly and indirectly, probably not.
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