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Website with trademarks in pictures

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I'm helping a friend who lives in a small town set up a website which highlights and reviews most of the local businesses in town. He has photos of the store-fronts and I'm now wondering as to whether the appearance of the trademarks would be a 'violation' of some sort.

For instance- He's got a review of a local owned hardware store and one for Ace Hardware (with the logo visible).

Anyone know if this will get him sued if the logos are posted online? I read somewhere that as long as you're providing accurate info about a product or business in a review you were 'safe'.

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