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I make serving trays using decorative paper produced by another company. I then sell the trays online, at craft fairs and through retail stores. Should I contact the company who produces the paper for permission? Do they have a legal right to say that I can't use their product as part of my product?
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If you are incorporating any trademarked design from another company into your design, then you would need written consent. What I mean by trademarked design is if they have a particular pattern that has been trademarked (such as a logo or a unique design) then you cannot use that in your product as it infringes on their rights and when you purchased the product from them you received license for personal use.

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