Legal Question - NBA/NFL Copyright Questionhttp://www.trademarkia.com/answers/nbanfl-copyright-question_290550.htmlGet answers and trademark advice from trademark lawyers across the world.Copyright (C) 2008-20095NBA/NFL Copyright Question<table border="0" width="100%"><tr><td width="42"><a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/nbanfl-copyright-question_290550.html"><img src="http://www.trademarkia.com/images/icons/small_q.gif" border="Question & Answers" /></a></td><td><div><a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/nbanfl-copyright-question_290550.html" style="color:#333;"><span style="font-size:14px; font-weight:bold; color:#333;">NBA/NFL Copyright Question</span></a></div><div style="font-size:11px;"> - &nbsp;<span style="font-size:11px; font-style:italic;">posted on 11/11/2009</span></div><div style="padding-top:6px; font-size:11px;">Hi, I am wondering if it&#039;s legal to make a shirt that reads &quot;Spurs&quot; or &quot;Pacers&quot; or even &quot;Bryant&quot; without directing referencing the NBA.&nbsp; Is the word &quot;Spurs&quot; copyrighted?&nbsp; <br /><br />How about &quot;SA SPURS&quot;?&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="font-size:11px;"><a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/nbanfl-copyright-question_290550.html" style="font-style:normal;">Read More <img src="http://www.trademarkia.com/images/buttons/arrow.gif" alt="Answer this question" /></a>&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/nbanfl-copyright-question_290550.html" style="font-style:normal;">Answer <img src="http://www.trademarkia.com/images/buttons/arrow.gif" alt="Answer this question" /></a></span></div></td></tr></table>http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/nbanfl-copyright-question_290550.html