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Please see the video below which explains how copyright works in 3 minutes:
Yes, copyright law can protect the graphic design of an original artistic logo, so if any one uses your logo without your permission or copies it, you can take action.
Please Note: It does NOT, protect a name that may be on the logo.
No, you CAN NOT effectively protect a name using copyright and the Protect My Work copyright proof system, copyright law does not protect names or slogans, but we can protect original logos. For a name:
For questions specifically about names, please contact the UK Intellectual Property Office:
Telephone: 0300 300 2000
Outside the UK: +44 (0)1633 814000
Copyright and trademark are different. The table below explains the main differences:
|What can be protected?||Original artistic, literary and dramatic works such as logos, websites, songs, music recordings, lyrics, photos, books, training & course materials, product artwork , packaging artwork, drawings, paintings, sculptures, 3d and 2d artwork. poems, scripts, computer software, apps, and dramatic works.||Names, slogans or logos.|
|Registration Required?||No but you WILL have to have indisputably and credibly prove that the work is yours if there is a copyright dispute.||Yes, apply through UK government. International trademarks must be registered with individual countries. The EU can be registered as a block.|
|Registration Process?||Complete the 2 minute registration form on our Register page, then upload your work.||Research – apply – trademark examination – opposition period – approval Click Here For Details|
|If I register a logo that includes a name, is the name also protected?||No. Only the graphic design of the logo is protected. You cannot protect a name using ProtectMyWork.com .||No. You must register two separate trademarks to protect both the name and logo and pay two sets of registration fees.|
|How Long Does It Take?||With ProtectMyWork.com the process is immediate and automated.||Up to 6 months.|
|How Much Does It Cost?||£36.99 (ex. VAT) per year subscription fee.
membership fee with ProtectMyWork.com.
|UK Trademarks start at £170. International prices vary.|
|International Protection?||Yes, 179 countries around the world.||No, only in the country that you have a trademark registered.|
|How Long Does Protection Last?||As a general rule:
Authors lifetime, plus 70 years.
|Usually 10 years|
|What symbols can I use on my logo?||© ™||®|
You can protect original artistic, literary and dramatic work such as:
If you don't renew your account, we are legally obliged to delete your personal account details, together with all your uploaded work files and digital certificates.
This means that your copyright proof certificates will not validate and unfortunately we can't be your independent witness to your certified work, so we very much hope that you stay subscribed and your valuable work remain safely protected.
If you want to unsubscribe, simply login to our member area and toggle the automatic renewal button to OFF. However, we don't recommend this, because if don't renew your account, we are legally obliged to delete your personal account details, together with all your uploaded work files and digital certificates. We are not allowed to hold this data forever.
So if you cancel your subscription it means that your copyright proof certificates will not validate and unfortunately we can't be the independent witness to your certified work, so we very much hope that you stay subscribed and your valuable work remain safely protected.
Please Note: You CAN NOT cancel your subscription by phone.
If you have forgotten your password to login and cancel please click here to get sent a new one.
If you have any other questions about your subscription or account please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will try and answer your query within 1 working day.
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