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Thank you for the quick response. It's actually a saying, not a step, so I will check the link you suggested, but I was wondering if I can trademark a saying if it is customarily said, but no one has formally indicated a copyright ownership?
I ran a copyright search and no has appeared to have copyrighted the statement, yet it's everywhere in the recovery forums! Feels a bit weird to want to formally copyright or trademark such a thing, but I'd like to if I can to mainstream the saying and further the philanthropic message. I have searched TESS and nothing came up for the saying, but I do not want to lose $275-$325 via the trademark system if there's a registration in the works, or already registered. I'm actually out self-employed and recovering from a surgery.
Thank you, Wilton,
Not to beat the horse much further, but how would I go about finding out if AA has a common law trademark or copyright of the statement?
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