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Can I trademark or commercially use this phrase?

Posted by . updated on 7/11/2015
Hi! I was interested in starting a parody t-shirt company based around the phrase "Trust the Process" based on the NBA Philadelphia basketball team.

I saw that the phrase is copyrighted by someone in Illinois. Can I trademark it and specify parody in Philly? How does that work?

If not, can I brand with something else but use the phrase on my tshirts?

Thanks for the help!
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Kanchan Vaidya
Using an already protected name may considered as an infringement over the rights of that mark. Whereas in a case like this with some legal issues it is always advisable to seek a proper legal consultation from an attorney.

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