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I have multiple designs that I want to trademark. Do I have
I have multiple designs that I want to trademark. Do I have to file for each design or can I register my clothing brand and any design I make be protected? … read more
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Can you copyright an item that only uses typography? I read that "you cannot copyright typography" and am confused as to what this means. For example.... If I create a coffee mug or a poster with the … read more
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Hi, I am a nutritionist and I want to design a tshirt that says "Eat Steak Not Cake&q
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I have licensed stock photos and created derivative drawings
I have licensed stock photos and created derivative drawings from, all properly attributed with the copyright to the original artist and also "adaption by". I want to take those drawings and put them … read more
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I have a label on a product that uses many of the same colors
I have a label on a product that uses many of the same colors that a competitor uses, however I do have a different name for my product that I applied a trademark for. I sell both my competitor produc… read more
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Hi The packaging seems to not have a design it just has colors
Hi The packaging seems to not have a design it just has colors so i assume if i just change the color i should be ok . i really would like to send you by email 2 pictures of the packaging , just to co… read more
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Hi i have another question . assuming this picture is copyrighted
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