Announcement Announcement Module
No announcement yet.
Copyright for font Page Title Module
Move Remove Collapse
Search Search Module

Advertisement Advertisement Module

Latest Topics Latest Topics Module

  • collielover1025
    My First Attempt
    Well, here it is.

    Before tonight, I'd never really done much of anything with Graphic Design. But as of late, I've taken particular interest in it, and have developed a respect for...
    Today, 02:59 AM
  • collielover1025
    Hey everyone,

    My name's Cassie, and I'm new here to the forums and all things Graphic Design. So, I just would like to ask that you please be patient with me. I want to learn, but I'm going...
    Today, 02:50 AM
  • blackstripes
    Reply to Is it just me, or is this completely unfair?
    Thanks so much, everyone, for the insanely valuable knowledge! This is one lesson that will FOR SURE be burned into my brain.
    Today, 01:33 AM
  • PrintDriver
    Reply to need some advice concerning coffee company's logo
    How much money you got?
    I get paid for ideas...

    Does Starbucks use a coffee bean, cup, smoke?
    If you are a designer, get sketching.
    Today, 01:24 AM
  • KitchWitch
    Reply to Do I fit in here?
    Hi Lee and welcome to GDF.

    We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done anything...
    Today, 01:04 AM

Conversation Detail Module
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Copyright for font

    not sure if this is an appropriate question but is it possible to copyright a font that you have invented?

    not do you go about it if it were possible?

  • #2
    Copyright exists from the moment of it coming into existence. If you developed it it's yours. You don't need to register for copyright to put a copyright symbol on it.

    You would need to come up with licensing and I don't know how that's done? <b> on here I think made a font before? Perhaps he'll chime in?

    "May your hats fly as high as your dreams"Michael Scott


    • #3
      You can't copyright the alphabet.
      You can only copyright the specific code that makes up your font, for which you need to come up with usage licensing.
      You do need to register it before you ever need to go to court for infringement.


      • #4
        Originally posted by PrintDriver View Post
        You can't copyright the alphabet.
        I've had a patent pending for quite a while now...

        "May your hats fly as high as your dreams"Michael Scott


        • #5
          as i know that you cannot copyright the design of the font, but you CAN copyright the PostScript program or TrueType data that draws it.


          Mediabistro A division of Prometheus Global Media home | site map | advertising/sponsorships | careers | contact us | help courses | browse jobs | freelancers | content | member benefits | reprints & permissions terms of use | privacy policy Copyright © 2015 Mediabistro Inc.