Month: June 2020

What is the Difference Between Copyright, Trademark, and Registered Trademark?

There’s always been a lot of confusion surrounding different symbols attached to a logo or brand symbol. Take a look at any logo and you’re likely to see a ™ ℠ or a ®. And what about © or patent pending? What are they and what’s their purpose? These marks don’t inherently explain themselves upon first sight. And each serves a different purpose. In this post, I will explain the difference between a copyright symbol, a trademark symbol, and a registered symbol.