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Can I copyright a title? "NEW DECISION THERAPY"

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Can I copyright a title? "NEW DECISION THERAPY"
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Intellectual Property Law
Expert:  Roger replied 9 months ago.

Hi - my name is ***** ***** I'll be glad to assist. A copyright is reserved to art, literary works, etc...so a short phrase or a business title wouldn't be eligible for a copyright. But, it could be possible to trademark the name/title. Also, there's a such thing as a common law trademark, which is obtained by the owner as soon as the title is used in commerce. Also, it would be possible to seek a registered trademark with the USPTO. Here's a good link that outlines the process: http://www.uspto.gov/trademarks-getting-started/trademark-process

Expert:  Roger replied 9 months ago.

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