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01-24-2008, 06:33 PM #1
Under what conditions can you copyright a logo
Say I'm doing some work for a client and they pay me for making a logo. Under what conditions can they then copyright this logo. If I take the image of the earth and then incorporate it into a logo, can they still copy right their logo? I look forward to your replies
01-24-2008, 07:00 PM #2
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I would suggest that this is a question for an Intellectual Property (IP), lawyer. However, if they want to copyright something, they should already have spoken to such a person before letting a designer see it unless they ask you to sign an NDA/Confidentiality Undertaking. (Based on my knowledge in UK).
01-24-2008, 09:55 PM #3
02-07-2008, 12:52 AM #4
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Just a note: You wouldn't want to use a photograph in a logo. It wouldn't translate well across different medias.
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