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FAQ: Should I copyright or trademark my logo?

Postby CriterionD » Wed Nov 21, 2007 11:33 am

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FAQ: Should I copyright or trademark my logo?

Postby CriterionD » Wed Nov 21, 2007 11:34 am

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Copyright law can protect you in the event others directly copy your logo – with or without a registration. However, a copyright will not usually prevent competitors from using a similar logo to describe their products or services.

Re: FAQ: Should I copyright or trademark my logo?

Postby ATtheLake » Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:10 pm

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Great Question. Copyright is definitely the cheaper avenue to take for some protection; Trademark is better protection but at a cost of approx. $500 or more do it yourself over the internet type thing. Recently there have been more and more SM marks popping up. Service mark protects Service oriented companies vs. Product oriented companies.