Re: Source licensing

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Mon May 10 2004 - 11:27:58 CDT

At 8:40 AM -0700 5/10/04, Karl Auerbach wrote:
> > ... However, statutory damages can be obtained through trademark
>> registration, which requires intervention of legal assistance.
>I think you are mixing copyright and trademark.

You are correct.

>Statutory damages are
>available for violation of registered copyrights, but I'm not sure that
>they are available for unregistered (or even registered) marks except for
>It is possible to do both copyright and trademark registrations without
>legal assistance. Nolo Press has good books on this stuff.

It's easy to mess up trademark registrations, because you need to
specify categories.

>Also, there's information via and

The Nolo Press book is worthwhile. However, the cost of pursuing
trademark registrations, even for the legal work, is relatively small.

Best regards,

Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA  94303-4507
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