Re: Copywright law
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on June 10, 1999 at 12:47:28:
In Reply to: Copywright law posted by John Sackler on June 10, 1999 at 11:24:56:
: 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.
M. Arthur Auslander
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