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NFL team logos displayed on a news website

Posted by . updated on 11/11/2009
Can a sports news website that provides NFL schedules, scores, and standings display team logos without the consent of each team?  

I understand that the information listed (ie: scores, schedules, etc.) is public knowledge and that you can not profit from the use of a trademarked logo.

Here's some possibly relevant information:
* The logos are not used to advertise the site.
* No merchandise is made or sold.
* The site clearly states that it is not affiliated with the NFL.
* The website is free to use without registration or fees.
Answers (1)
 
JSonnabend
This topic has been discussed here (and in the copyright and licensing forums) numerous times.   I'd suggest you search first.  If you have specific questions afterwards, post them back here.  (Make sure you change the maximum age in the search options to "999" before searching).

- Jeff
 

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