Re: Re: COPYRIGHT SONG/ARTIST NAME
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Posted by Seth on April 29, 2001 at 14:24:16:
In Reply to: Re: COPYRIGHT SONG/ARTIST NAME posted by Stephen L. Anderson on April 24, 2001 at 02:08:52:
: 1) Copyright is a form of protection provided to authors of "original works of authorship", including literary, artistic, dramatic, musical, graphic arts and other creations.
: Song lyrics, musical compositions and sound recordings may be protected under copyright law - but BAND NAMES cannot.
: Copyright protects the author's original expression as contained in a creative work but DOES NOT usually extend to any idea, procedure, process, method, system, discovery, name or short title or slogan.
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: 2) Trademark law protects distinctive names, titles, slogans and symbols that are used by their owners in business or commerce.
: ARTIST AND BAND Names may be eligible for trademark protection if the name is used by an artist, performer or band to promote the sale of certain goods or services;
: Our firm assists in the protection of trademarks, band names and celebrity names by offering Registration, Counsel and Enforcement services.
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