trademark is used to allow the consumers not to be fooled about the quality of a product. By placing a trademark very similar to the Paramount Pictures one in a DVD of another company, the consumers could potentially be fooled. Thus it would potentially be a trademark violation. By doing it in Inkscape, which is something from a totally distinct field, cannot fool anybody, so there is no problem in making such a reference.

Also, Trademarks are enforceable only in their specific fields of the market.

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 2:50 AM, Bernard Gray <bernard.gray@gmail.com> wrote:
#2 borrows heavily from the Paramount film studio splash screen:
http://ranahammad.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/paramount-majestic-mountain-logo.jpg

imo that is not appropriate at all.

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