Mark My Words (Trademarking Movie Titles)
Los Angeles Lawyer, April 2008
7 Pages Posted: 8 Jun 2009
Date Written: April 1, 2008
Titles are troublesome. Case law and U.S. Trademark Office rules provide that while the title of a series of creative works - such as books or movies - can be registered for trademark protection, the title of a single work cannot. This article provides other legal strategies to register a movie title.
Keywords: trademark, titles, movie, entertainment
JEL Classification: K00, K11, L82, O34
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