How do I copyright a name, title, slogan or logo?

By Andrew Hudson Published: August 14, 2012 Updated: October 20, 2016

Sorry, you can’t.

“Copyright does not protect names, titles, slogans, or short phrases. In some cases, these things may be protected as trademarks. Contact the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for further information. However, copyright protection may be available for logo artwork that contains sufficient authorship. In some circumstances, an artistic logo may also be protected as a trademark.”
U.S. Copyright Office


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