Extinct Startup Tees

Beautiful t-shirts from your favorite dead startups

#4 Product of the WeekMay 04, 2015
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Omar ✌@omaridau
Too soon
Steve RAFFNER@steveraffner · Senior Innovation Consultant
With a 92% startup fail - an endless source of copyright free designs - smart !
Gilles Bertaux@gillesbertaux · Co-founder/CEO @Livestormapp
Ugh, want that Napster hoodie. I wonder, is there any intellectual property / commercial use problem in selling dead startups logos on a tee-shirt?
Thibaut Davoult@thibautdavoult · Ironhack Paris WebDev track
@gillesbertaux I was going to ask the same question. How free are we to use these logos?
Frank Denbow@frank_denbow
@gillesbertaux i wondered the same thing. Would love that Napster one. I have a bunch of extra shirts from still-alive startups @startupthreads though :-)
Guy Gal
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@deleted-6211 · Growth at Joyus
@gillesbertaux @startupthreads @frankdenbow I assume not since there is no legal team there anymore, if even a company
Taylor Edmiston@kicksopenminds · Software Engineer @ Astronomer
@gillesbertaux @startupthreads @frankdenbow @guygal I am not a lawyer, but ... <legal advice>
Benjamin HoffmanHiring@benhoffman_ · Software Engineer
@gillesbertaux @startupthreads @frankdenbow @guygal so technically, for there to be IP issues, the startup would have to actually be using the trademark today. it would have to be in use. ill bet many have let their TMs expire. ... and even if they didnt, they'd have to weigh the economic benefit of paying a lawyer to send this company a cease & desist letter.
Nicolas Grenié@picsoung · Developer Evangelist, 3scale.net
Or you go to any thrift shop in San Francisco... that's were all the dead startups shirts are ;)
Gredoire Shayane@shayanegredoire · Co-founder The Best Song
Very smart idea guys. Love it! Hope we don't end on your website too soon with thebestsong.co... :-)