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13:43 Jan 9, 2008
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Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright / Copyright on DVD
Norwegian term or phrase: Ansvarlig
Context: Ansvarlig: Buena Vista Home Entertainment.
Buena Vista holds the copyright of the DVD, and the term "ansvarlig" obviously implies responsibility or liability - but can anyone suggest a standard English equivalent in this context?
Don Spade

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4 +3LiableStefan Sigurdsson
4Co-OrdinatorxxxAdrian MM.
Diarmuid Kennan

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5

Can you use any of these?

Diarmuid Kennan
Local time: 19:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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I think liable is used in law.

Stefan Sigurdsson
Local time: 18:00
Native speaker of: Native in IcelandicIcelandic

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agree  Francis Gregson
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agree  alexandratheres
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agree  Helen Johnson
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8 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5

Another example of minimalist abstract and vague Scandinavian expression tugging at the boundaries of linguists' 'kompetanser' and 'kulturbo'.

Example sentence(s):
  • Any use of the University's name and/or marks for other than official University purposes requires the written authorization of the Trademark Coordinator. ...

    Reference: http://www.dal.ca/trademarks
xxxAdrian MM.
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