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What is a Copyright?

Copyright lawyer Bahram Niknia explains the basics of a copyright in simple (non-legal) language including what you need to have copyright protection.  

Summary:

  • Copyright attaches at moment of creation;

  • Must have a physical/tangible expression;

  • Must be original;

  • Must have a modicum of creativity.

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What is a Trademark?

Trademark lawyer Bahram Niknia explains the concept of trademarks in simple (non-legal) language including what can be used as a trademark and the three functions of trademarks.  

 

Brief summary:

  • Trademarks must be cabaple of identifying and distinguishing the source of the goods;

  • Trademarks provide quality assurance;

  • Trademarks are symbols of good will.

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