Re: Re: COPYWRITING THE NAME FOR MY COMPANY
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Posted by Stephen Anderson on August 20, 2002 at 17:02:39:
In Reply to: Re: COPYWRITING THE NAME FOR MY COMPANY posted by M Arthur Auslander on August 16, 2002 at 22:20:28:
Copyright protects the author's original creative expression as contained in the work but DOES NOT usually extend to any IDEA, procedure, process, method, system, discovery, NAME or
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Trademark protects names, slogans and symbols used in business including company names like eBay, MCDONALD'S or FORD; product names such as BIG MAC or EXPLORER; slogans like WE LOVE TO SEE YOU SMILE, or THE ONLY WAY TO FLY; designs like the "GOLDEN ARCHES" and even sometimes color schemes like Brown for UPS courier service or Pink for SWEET 'N LOW as well as other types of trade dress, including distinctive packaging and uniforms.
What is in a name? Though Shakespeare said that a rose by any other name would still smell as sweet. . . the importance of a product or business name cannot be underestimated. Often when a NEW PRODUCT IDEA makes it to
To apply NOW! online (by using a credit card) go to www.mybrandsonline.com
YOU MAY CHOOSE TO SEEK REGISTRATION OF YOUR NEW NAME, DESIGN, OR BUSINESS PROCESS IN ORDER TO PROTECT IT FROM COPYCATS OR INFRINGERS. REGISTRATION SHOULD BE SOUGHT IN ANY COUNTRY WHERE YOU DO BUSINESS OR WHERE YOU EXPECT INFRINGEMENT WILL OCCUR.
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