Welcome to Trademark Copyright

About Trademark Copyright

Copyrights and trademarks are both forms of intellectual property protection meant to protect various kinds of creative and original works.

A name, phrase, symbol, or design that identifies and distinguishes the source of products or services is referred to as a trademark. The United States Patent and Trademark Office allows for the renewal of trademarks after ten years have passed (USPTO).

On the other hand, a copyright protects original creative works like music, software, and books. The work is immediately protected by the copyright as soon as it is fixed in a tangible form (such as writing it down or saving it in a digital file). Copyright holders have exclusive rights to reproduction, distribution, public performance, display, and performance, as well as the ability to produce derivative works.

It's important to keep in mind that although though trademarks and copyrights protect different things in different ways, both can be used to protect a company's intellectual property. Nevertheless, the same work, such as a book or a company logo, may be protected by both a trademark and a copyright.

About Trademark Copyright

Both trademarks and copyrights are types of intellectual property. A trademark is a symbol, word, or phrase that is used to distinguish one source of goods or services from another and to identify it. Copyrights safeguard original literary, musical, and theatrical works as well as books, movies, songs, and other original works of art. They both deal with the protection of intellectual property, but their goals are distinct. Trademarks safeguard brand names and emblems while copyrights safeguard artistic creations and ideas.