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I am creating a line of custom out door shower, and will
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There, My question is in regards ***** ***** I design
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Hi there, can I copyright greeting cards using my photos using
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We are manufacturers of Baby Products in NZ. We manufacturer
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for copyrights to design drawings is a JP apply to sign/witness?Or
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More or less ... what would it cost me to get intellectual
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is there anyway I can keep selling ADIDOG in new zealand legally?
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I have just completed editing and designing a business book
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hi there, I own an online clothing store and recently bought
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