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chanda
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how do i copyright a name
« on: Nov 17th, 2005, 12:43pm »
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i'd like to have full rights to my internet handle... is it possible?
 
and how would i go about checking it.. copyrighting it?
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Re: how do i copyright a name
« Reply #1 on: Nov 17th, 2005, 7:50pm »
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You cannot copyright a name.  If your "handle" is used to identify goods and services in commerce as coming from a single source, perhaps you can develop trademark rights in your handle.  If you are just using it to post to online forums, I don't think you have a trademark usage.
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chanda
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Re: how do i copyright a name
« Reply #2 on: Nov 18th, 2005, 9:00pm »
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i thought so.. thank you.
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