Copyrighting colours (was Re: [LINK] Oracle & Open Source
kim at holburn.net
Sat Aug 5 12:28:21 EST 2006
On 2006 Aug 05, at 10:40 AM, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> Don't get confused between trademarks and copyrights;
Yeah I didn't read it carefully enough.
> trademarks are more akin to patents, but I thought some company had
> its colour trademarks knocked back the other day - one of the big
> confectionary companies IIRC.
I remember that case but didn't realise it was trademark at the
time. I thought it was copyright!!
Cadbury loses 'purple' case
> Kim Holburn wrote:
>> On 2006 Aug 04, at 3:43 PM, Kim Holburn wrote:
>>> Dealing With Communism in the Workplace
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>> There's something about that sentence in that copyright notice:
>>>> and the RGB color value: D7D7D7 are trademarks of Adequacy.org.
>> I just love it. I'm just working out which colour I want to
>> copyright - perhaps more than one! A whole range?
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