[Groop]X-mas gift idea for creative Groopers (Groopies?)

Mark Evanier mail@evanier.com
Tue, 10 Dec 2002 14:45:29 -0800

On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 07:17:45 -0600, Dennis White <dennisw@jsav.com>

>My understanding, which Mark can correct if wrong, is that a person can do
>anything they want with some Groo comic or item they have purchased PROVIDED
>they don't sell it.

ME: Not exactly.  It is quite possible to infringe copyright without
selling something.  For example, if you were to print up duplicates of
an issue of GROO and give them away, you would still be violating our

Basically, in such situations, it's always better to ask.  But we
don't want anything manufactured (except for your own use) which uses
our material.  In other words, you can take an issue of GROO and cut
the cover up and make a clock out of it for yourself.  But when you
start offering GROO clocks to others, you're in violation. 
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