Monday, May 10, 2010

Can you copyright a company name?

'Fraid not!  Company names are not subject to copyright protection,  In fact, copyright isn't really meant for any names or other short phrases, slogans, or titles.  Check with the US Copyright Office for more details.  By the way, there are other intellectual property protections for a company name or commercial products, such as trademarks or service marks. 

Need more information? Newspaper archives are one of the best online research tools.