||A word, symbol, logo, picture, colour scheme that legally characterizes the identity of the company or organization.
||The exclusive legal rights to reproduce bodies of work such as books, music, TV, movies, and clothing/fashion design
||Laws that protect inventions, medical/drug discoveries, "secret" recipes, medications, and vaccines.
|| An exception to copyright where individuals are permitted to use/copy a small portion of copyright protected material for educational and/or non commercial purposes.
||Materials are not subject to copyright law. For materials to enter the public domain, the copyright has either expired or the material was never copyright protected to begin with.
|What is legally protected?
||A word, phrase, design, or a combination that identifies goods or services, distinguishes them from the goods or services of others, and indicates the source of your goods or services.
||Artistic, literary, or intellectually created works, such as novels, music, movies, software code, photographs, and paintings that are original and exist in a tangible medium, such as paper, canvas, film, or digital format.
||Technical inventions, such as chemical compositions like pharmaceutical drugs, mechanical processes like complex machinery, or machine designs that are new, unique, and usable in some type of industry.
||Commentary, analysis or criticism. Showing a film clip or portion of a tv show, excerpt of a song for non commercial purposes is considered fair use. Photocopying a portion of a book for study purposes, educational use,
||These materials are outside the scope of copyright protected material, either because the copyright expired, or a copyright never existed.
||Big Mac® for a McDonalds hamburger
||Music and song lyrics
||Drug discoveries (medications), vaccines, and inventions
||Presenting a portion of a song, an episode from a TV show, or film clip for a class assignment
||Works by William Shakespeare
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