Re: Re: Re: t-shirts
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Posted by M Arthur Auslander on April 25, 2002 at 02:58:20:
In Reply to: Re: Re: t-shirts posted by Krista on April 24, 2002 at 11:08:06:
: : : How do I copywright a t-shirt idea?
: : : firstname.lastname@example.org
: : Dear Tonio T,
: : Ideas are not copyrightable nor patentable in themselves.
: : Trademarks or servic marks can live forever.
: : M. Arthur Auslander
: : Auslander & Thomas-Intellectual Property Law Since 1909
: So what does that mean? If I come up with a saying on a Tshirt and someone else already has and has it on shirts that they are selling, doesnt that mean that Ive copywrighted someone elses idea?
The legal answer is maybe yes and mabye no. I can't write a book here. It takes a lot of explaining and even then there may be questions.
M. Arthur Auslander
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