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Could I copyright the term Anchor Babies if I intended to

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Could I copyright the term Anchor Babies if I intended to make jewelry.
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The same rules apply, in that copyright does not apply to short phrases, names, titles. You could come up with a logo and copyright the logo, but anyone could use the term (assuming it's not trademarked). Trademark is what you need to apply for if you want to use something to reflect the source of the item.

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I wish I could contact you with a phone call, but that's considered legal advice and counsel at that point, rather than answering a legal question, and as such is prohibited by the terms of service of this site. That option is there because there are many different categories on this site, but only one (legal) has such a restriction on forming an attorney-client relationship. But we can continue the question here.

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