Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Airline Naming Rights!  
User currently offlineEWRlovr From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 21 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1375 times:

hey guys, I was just wondering if a person wanted to start and airline with the name of a previously defunct airline or an airline currently flying, what is it that they have to do to have the name legally? thanks guys for your answers!!

2 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineSATX From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 2840 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1357 times:

You just have to buy the rights. In some cases it's not easy to determine who actually owns the rights or how to contact them. In those situations the name is still off limits and not usable until somebody is willing to track down the owner or owners of the name and convince them to sell their ownership.


Open Season on Consumer Protections is Just Around the Corner...
User currently offlineLredlefsen From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 151 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1314 times:

A company's name, logos, brand, etc. etc. are intellectual property that's protected by things like trademarks, etc. It doesn't matter if you're talking about an airline, or a video game, or jeans.

If the company (airline) went bankrupt, the intellectual property might have been sold as part of a liquidation.


Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
DTW North Terminal Naming Rights posted Fri Sep 22 2006 23:12:52 by Dtwclipper
How Long Until Airports Sell Naming Rights? posted Fri Apr 15 2005 11:57:24 by Jetpixx
Virgin America To Bid On Candlestick Naming Rights posted Sat Jun 26 2004 08:58:46 by Wilco
New Swiss Airline Gets Rights To US posted Fri Mar 1 2002 07:38:47 by Donder10
Freedom Rights By Airline posted Mon Jun 5 2006 15:51:51 by LatinAviation
Naming An Airline, How To Do It? posted Fri Nov 4 2005 18:55:11 by 797
Foreign Airline With US Domestic Traffic Rights? posted Mon Oct 11 2004 19:28:25 by BG001
Naming Your Child After An Airline, Etc posted Sat May 1 2004 03:47:19 by JumboJet
When Airline Overbooks--what Are Your Rights? posted Tue Mar 23 2004 22:43:46 by 727LOVER
Great Article: What Are My Airline Rights? posted Mon Jul 29 2002 21:28:21 by Squigee