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Originally posted by yeahright
Originally posted by XPLodER
without costly legal fees how do i protect my IP from being effectivly taken with no originating metion of its source?
I'm not altogether sure I understand your concern. If you think you need legal advice, you need to consult an attorney. Whatever free information about that you can obtain here is going to be worth exactly what you pay for it, as free legal advice always is.
Everyone here is for all intents and purposes, anonymous. We don't vet for identification, except for unusual circumstances where we'd need to verify someone claiming to a "celebrity" or at least of some renown, is in fact who they claim to be.
The most we could ever do is tie a post in with an account, and the person behind that account could be anyone.
If you're looking for some sort of legal protection for some earth shaking idea, you should no more post it here (or anywhere else where you're anonymous) than write it on a wall on a busy street corner. You need a lawyer, not sketchy commentary from other anonymous users.
Originally posted by aaa2500
Originally posted by XPLodER
and no thats no typo
I am curious why you insist on using the term copywrite instead of copyright.
Both words are very clearly defined in the english language
Copywriters (as writers of copy are called) are used to help create direct mail pieces, taglines, jingle lyrics, web page content (although if the purpose is not ultimately promotional, its author might prefer to be called a content writer), online ads, e-mail and other Internet content, television or radio commercial scripts, press releases, white papers, catalogs, billboards, brochures, postcards, sales letters, and other marketing communications media. It can also appear in social media content including blog posts, tweets, and social-networking site posts
Today copyright laws are partially standardized through international and regional agreements such as the Berne Convention and the WIPO Copyright Treaty. Although there are consistencies among nations' copyright laws, each jurisdiction has separate and distinct laws and regulations covering copyright. National copyright laws on licensing, transfer and assignment of copyright still vary greatly between countries and copyrighted works are licensed on a territorial basis. Some jurisdictions also recognize moral rights of creators, such as the right to be credited for the work.
A copyright is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state to the creator of an original work or their assignee for a limited period of time upon disclosure of the work. This includes the right to copy, distribute and adapt the work. In most jurisdictions copyright arises upon fixation and does not need to be registered. Copyright owners have the exclusive statutory right to exercise control over copying and other exploitation of the works for a specific period of time, after which the work is said to enter the public domain. Uses covered under limitations and exceptions to copyright, such as fair use, do not require permission from the copyright owner. All other uses require permission. Copyright owners can license or permanently transfer or assign their exclusive rights to others.
Intellectual property (IP) is a term referring to a number of distinct types of creations of the mind for which a set of exclusive rights are recognized—and the corresponding fields of law. Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and designs. Common types of intellectual property rights include copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets in some jurisdictions.