Common misconceptions about what copyright can protect..
Trademark is often thought of as being the same as copyright, but there are some important differences..
Patents are not the same as copyright, there are several key differences..
Unfortunately the "poor man's copyright method" is not a valid substitute for copyright registration, it is the process of sending yourself your own creation/s through the mail.
Even though copyright exists at the moment of creation, the value of registering is being able to prove ownership..
The original authorship and expression of works appearing on a website may be protected by copyright, but not the website itself..
No, copyright law does not cover domain names alone, but copyright protected works can be located on a website of your choice if you own the copyright..
Logo's may be eligible for copyright registration and potentially trademark as well. Copyright law doesn't cover slogans, in some cases they may qualify for trademark registration..
Studies reveal that 7 out of 10 people in America think piracy based activity is legal, selling pirated products may be part of this. We encourage all rights owners to take appropriate action against infringements..
During the Covid-19 pandemic, piracy did increase. It's likely that if more pandemics occur in future that it will rise as well, due to the increase in the number of people using the internet from home..
You can try to contact us if you feel that your application was denied unfairly, however there is no guarantee that we will certify you..