Trademarks and the Danger of Using that Branded Cigar Box


So are we legally allowed to use branded cigar boxes in our builds?  Will one of these cigar companies come after us if they see their stogie branding on the face of our latest Stradivarius?

C. B. Gitty founder, Ben Baker recently went through legal proceedings based on a cease-and-desist he received for using a Jack Daniels metal sign on a 4-string banjo.

The simple answer to the question lies in whether the objects used in the instrument are discarded containers or new products.  Read the whole rundown here:

Legal Considerations of Repurposing Branded Products (like cigar boxes) for Resale