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I want to use the words "St Peter's Got Talent" does this

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I want to use the words "St Peter's Got Talent" does this infringe the tv show
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I attach a picture of the design we want to use
Thank you
Expert:  Michael Holly replied 1 year ago.

Infringement would be using a trademark, breach of copyright or passing off.

the phrase Britains "got talent" would not be protected by copyright as it is too short and too common a phrase . I very much doubt it is a trademark which leaves passing off.

This is where a phrase is used to suggest that the product is that of the famous manufacturer and associated with it.

This is clearly a school talent show and I doubt that anyone in their right mind is going to turn up expecting to meet Simon Cowell.

As such you should be fine.

Best regards