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League Acronym Use

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Am I able/allowed to reference sport league acronyms (and full names) on my web site? I know that I cannot use team names/logos, but can I do something like:

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NHL, NFL, MLB, etc.

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I'm pretty sure you can say the league names (acronym or full name) without permission of copyright infringement, and use cities instead of team nicknames. If you really, really want to be save you can just say "Professional Hockey-Toronto" to describe your merch.,

 

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30 minutes ago, RadioGaGa said:

I'm pretty sure you can say the league names (acronym or full name) without permission of copyright infringement, and use cities instead of team nicknames. If you really, really want to be save you can just say "Professional Hockey-Toronto" to describe your merch.,

 

I would have thought so as well, but am hearing conflicting views. Hoping someone knows a patent attorney. I don't really want to use the "Pro Hockey League" if possible. 

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