Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/12

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Subject: [Leica] RE: Re: WE WUZ ROBBED!
From: John Gong <>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 10:59:27 -0800
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I know nothing of their claims to owning the images of this very famous 
tree, only that it resides on a patch of private land where you have to pay 
admission to the "17 Mile Drive" to get to it.


At 12:02 PM 3/12/2001 -0500, you wrote:
> > I
> > use my photograph of "The Lone Cypress" on the cover of one of my
> > published
> > books, which sell throughout that area. They claimed registered trademark
>Let me get this straight.  This is a picture of a tree...and they claimed
>that "a" picture (that I assume you took) of their tree is trademarked?
>Would you be so kind as to elaborate on exactly what their claim was?

In reply to: Message from Jim Brick <> ([Leica] Re: WE WUZ ROBBED!)