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Canadian Airlines Logo Query

Wed Oct 25, 2000 9:30 pm

now that Canadian airlines is no more can their beautiful 'Canada Goose' logo be bought by someone who wants to start an airline any where in the world? 

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RE: Canadian Airlines Logo Query

Wed Oct 25, 2000 9:52 pm

Probably not because there is still a bunch of stuff with the goose on it. Examples include Stationary etc. AC will probably keep it as a registered Trademark.

RE: Canadian Airlines Logo Query

Wed Oct 25, 2000 10:08 pm

Some bank in Canada has the rights to the trademarks, I think.
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RE: Canadian Airlines Logo Query

Thu Oct 26, 2000 3:11 am

The Goose is a registered Trademark of Air Canada, thats the official position.

If you wanted to use the goose, you could use it if you changed it a bit. All you would have to do it add an eye to the goose and maybe change the colour, and legally it would not be a problem, although I'm sure AC would find a way to get it struck down.
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RE: Canadian Airlines Logo Query

Thu Oct 26, 2000 6:56 am

I believe that the CP trademarks were used used as collateral with the Royal Bank. These trademarks would now be Air Canada's, though, so no, they're not available.
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RE: Canadian Airlines Logo Query

Thu Oct 26, 2000 10:27 am

Today at YYC I noticed just how beautiful the "proud wings" livery is/was. But yes, sadly Air Canada owns the trademarks.

I bought a beautiful Canadi>n "proud wings" model and have it proudly displayed.

Yet another reason people will miss CP.......


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