The Heidi Thorne Show

Trademarks, Copyrights, and Book Titles | Episode 267

October 11, 2022

I see a lot of confusion and questions on author forums about trademarks, copyrights, and book titles. While I’m not a lawyer, and this does not constitute legal advice of any type, I will provide some definitions and discussion of these terms, particularly as they relate to authors and self publishing.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/oouZeakqP3E

Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view or listen to segment on YouTube):

0:15 Author confusion on trademarks, copyrights & book titles

0:36 What is a trademark?

2:42 Trademarked words

4:47 Book titles can't be copyrighted, but...

5:58 How to connect with Heidi

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