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Your are not infringing copyright by using the name, as this type of activity falls into trademark law. Some basic due dilligence do you see (R) or TM anywhere after the name? if so need to be scrupulous in following similarly otherwise so long as not using it to deceive such as typosquatting domainname ... then you can use the name as in ordinary usage. ...
Steve gives the correct legal answer, but setting that aside, I'd ask you what is your obligation to the guy paying your salary? Obligation has many different aspects, moral, professional even societal expectation. In the West we have duty to render performance. However I have observed other countries where employee loyalty is so scarce it's past the ...
For the large media companies, there's usually a formal process - a) identify the copyright "owner" ... this may not be straightforward as the site/location where you sourced the image from may only be a redistributor b) some basic steps are look at the metadata for the (C) sign, trademarks pasted over the image are another strong signal. c) work out what ...
The answer depends in part on your jurisdiction and in part on your contract, written or implied, with your employer, and maybe on the contracts between the other parties, which you may not be aware of (exclusivity clauses, etc).
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