Names, Logos and WordsWhen you build your home business, you invest a lot of time and energy in promoting your work and in writing your material. For some home businesses - web design for example - everything that is "meaningful" to your business IS the writing and graphic design you have created. Make sure that you take ample steps to protect that investment.
It is very important to understand the differences between trademarks, service marks, registered marks, copyright, and so on. You can't trademark content. You can't copyright a logo. These are all separate entities and the legal protection afforded to each is very well documented. Learn your rights.
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Trademark, Servicemark and Registered
Steps for Filing a Website Copyright - Manual Version
Steps for Filing a Website Copyright - Electronic Version
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