Is This Pushing It...

Decorating By buttercuppie Updated 30 Apr 2010 , 12:25am by Ballymena

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buttercuppie Posted 29 Apr 2010 , 11:21pm
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I've been asked to do a childs birthday cake based on a popular cartoon. I won't do the characters outright b/c I know that this will be a copyright violation (and I won't be granted permission)...but what I want to know is if I make a hexagon shaped cake with just the character colors and eyes is that too much? I mean seriuosly...can you copyright eyes and colors?

Thanks either way!

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mayo2222 Posted 29 Apr 2010 , 11:30pm
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Its probably fine, just remember that using a "likeness" can still be considered infringing upon a copyright/trademark

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Ballymena Posted 30 Apr 2010 , 12:25am
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Are you selling the cake? If not don't worry about it.

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