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    Default What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    No, not http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creed_%28perfume%29 I mean.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creed_%28band%29 . How could they get around that? Yeah I know, I have too much time on my hands...

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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    It would probably sell very well, just like their records - something bland and boring that appeals to the masses.
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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    It would probably sell very well, just like their records - something bland and boring that appeals to the masses.
    Probably. My point though was literally, how COULD they market a fragrance? "such and such by Creed" would not be allowed, i'm sure. I think a couple of bands have frags out, don't they? I would imagine KISS have one since they markey anything else they can possibly get their zillionaire hands on...

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    It may have done well 10 years ago at the height of the band's popularity. Nobody gives a crap about Creed anymore. (IMO)

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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Probably. My point though was literally, how COULD they market a fragrance? "such and such by Creed" would not be allowed, i'm sure. I think a couple of bands have frags out, don't they? I would imagine KISS have one since they markey anything else they can possibly get their zillionaire hands on...
    They could market it under "Pearl Jam Wannabes".
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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaheen View Post
    It may have done well 10 years ago at the height of the band's popularity. Nobody gives a crap about Creed anymore. (IMO)
    Alter Bridge >>>> Creed all day long =)

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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    They could market it under "Pearl Jam Wannabes".
    Ouch!! :-)

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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    I think it could be allowed. In this case the word Creed is an essential element of both entities. If Creed (the band) were trying to put out a legit fragrance and not trying to use the Creed (the fragrance company) name to bolster sales, then why not? Creed (the band) shouldn't be denied their biggest marketing tool just because another company happens to share the same name...

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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by KMF View Post
    I think it could be allowed. In this case the word Creed is an essential element of both entities. If Creed (the band) were trying to put out a legit fragrance and not trying to use the Creed (the fragrance company) name to bolster sales, then why not? Creed (the band) shouldn't be denied their biggest marketing tool just because another company happens to share the same name...
    WWF/WWE... God love those spandex-clad wrestling panda's!...

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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    It would probably sell very well, just like their records - something bland and boring that appeals to the masses.
    That is funny and true!
    Five that I am enjoying right now

    1) Sel de Vetiver by The Different Company
    2) Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain
    3) Bois des Iles by Chanel
    4) Devin by Aramis
    5) Coromandel by Chanel

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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    double post..

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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    WWF/WWE... God love those spandex-clad wrestling panda's!...
    Poor example. They shared the "WWF" name in the US for over 20 years. It would still be WWF had Vince McMahon not violated their agreement on how they would share the name internationally.

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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    I think they already had some intellectual property issues between the band and the perfume but I'd have to check the EU patent registry thingy.

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    Default Re: What if Creed decided to bring out a fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaheen View Post
    It may have done well 10 years ago at the height of the band's popularity. Nobody gives a crap about Creed anymore. (IMO)
    Agree.

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