Re: Re: Copywright law
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Posted by Diana M. White on January 30, 2001 at 19:47:37:
In Reply to: Re: Copywright law posted by M. Arthur Auslander on June 10, 1999 at 12:47:28:
: : How do I go about doing a name search to make sure
: : a name I am planning on using for a product is not infringing
: : on either a copywright or patent?
: Copright usually is not problem unless you have copied a "mode of expression". The usual big danger is music where there may be unconsious copoying. Trademark is quickly and inexpensively searchable for a good opinion as to liklihood of registerabilty and infringement.
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