Re: BSA in Ads
Jeff L. Glaze (jglaze@SUBASIC.SCIATL.COM)
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 13:38:08 -0400
At 12:54 PM 4/22/97 -0500, Robert Sheneman wrote:
>Has anyone else seen this ad? I presume it's not an authorized use or why
>would they have to "paint out" the insignia. Jeff, I saw your posts
>refering to insignia, etc. I presume this likeness would be interpreted by
>a reasonable person to be covered under the Federal Charter. Is there
>anythig we should do?
I assume the professionals on the list may take note and pass on the info
to national, but judging by your description, the ad was "sanitized" of
which might conclusively imply BSA endorsement. I'll bet it was checked
out by the Rental Company's legal dept. as well as the ad agency's...
I'm not a lawyer, but I sure do understnad the reasoning behind protecting
one's trademarks, etc......
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City