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Bernt Hansson bernt at
Fri Jun 17 04:23:32 UTC 2011

2011-06-16 19:36, Daniel Staal skrev:
> On Thu, June 16, 2011 12:20 pm, Peter Vereshagin wrote:
>> You can't take no for an answer, freebsd-questions!
>> 2011/06/16 11:54:05 -0400 Robert Simmons<rsimmons0 at>  =>  To
>> freebsd-questions at :
>> RS>
>> RS>
>> I'll surely will when I'll have some to trade ;-)
>> RS>  Copyright pertains to the source code.  Trademark pertains to the use
>> of
>> RS>  signs, symbols, names, logos, etc.
>> Source code itself can have 'signs, symbols, names, logos, etc.' and
>> consist in terms of its usability of them, doesn't it just use to?
>> 'signs, symbols, names, logos, etc.' same way can have their source code
>> and consist in terms of their usability of it, doesn't they just use to?
> Trademark is for 'this is made by me.  I put my name on it.'  Copyright is
> for the content of a book/speech/whatever.
> 'Trademark' is a _maker's mark._  The point is not encouraging the
> creation of works (like copyright): The point is so that a maker/seller
> can build a reputation with their customers.
> They are very different in terms, uses, and requirements.  In theory it is
> possible to hold both a trademark and a copyright on the same thing, but
> it is hard.  (You will likely fail applicability tests for one or the
> other.)  It is of course possible to put a trademark on something you've
> copyrighted, so people know who created it.
> Daniel T. Staal

Unless you work the trademark in you have to pay to register the name.
Copyright you get without registration and without payment, and one
can't give it up.

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