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Explicit Sex Coming to a T.V. Near You

Indecent. This single word conjures up images of swearing during awards shows, gratuitous sex, nipple slips during half-time bowl games and most famously George Carlin’s speech of Seven Words You Can’t Say on Television. I recently had the opportunity to think more about this word, the implication to viewers of all ages, how this indecency … Continue reading

Trademarks in Television: Recipe for Disaster? Part 2

Trademarks in Television: Recipe for Disaster? Part 2

In Part 1, the discussion involved trademarks and how to identify them. Trademarks can pop up in different ways and take many forms. Back to my new favorite cooking ingredient – Pompeian Balsamic Vinegar and their trademarked bottle shape. What type of permission is necessary to show this trademarked bottle? The bigger question I find … Continue reading

Trademarks in Television: Recipe for Disaster? Part 1

Trademarks in Television: Recipe for Disaster? Part 1

What do you think when you hear the phrase “trademark?” Probably the big ones – Disney®, Coca-Cola®, or the NFL®. A trademark is a word, logo or package design used by a manufacturer to identify source. Trademarks can include words, colors, symbols, or packaging elements used separately or together. It is not just one word, … Continue reading