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Can I sell a shirt with a very short Dr. Seuss quote?

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Can I sell a shirt with a very short Dr. Seuss quote? Specifically, "A person's a person no matter how small"
Would it be better to have a hyphen with Dr Seuss's name or to not even attribute?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Intellectual Property Law
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 6 months ago.

Even if you attribute it to Dr. Sehss you could still be liable for copyright infringement. You need to contact the publisher of the books to get a license to use the quote for your intended commercial purpose.

Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 6 months ago.

Seuss

Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 6 months ago.

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