Your new slogan is
copyrightable - wrong -
Short slogans are not considered to embody sufficient authorship for
If, however, the slogan is used as a trademark,
protection might be available under the trademark laws. See
Copyright is an
inexpensive way to protect your invention -
Publish and the
invention will become public domain property.
Copyright is not a
"poor man's patent" no matter who claims
Copyright does not protect the ideas or techniques or information.
Avoid infringement by
changing five features - probably
The test will be
similarity between yours and theirs.
If the key features remain in yours, which they often do, copyright
infringement has not been avoided.
You purchased an original
painting and now you own the copyrights -
The purchase of an
original art object does not pass on the author's copyrights thereto.
Copyrights can, however,
be transferred by contract.
other topics -
About Copyright Registrations,
contact the firm
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