The Copying Culprit and the Patent Princess By: Sorenna Jean
The Copying Culprit has stolen the Patenting Princess's glass container design! It is her intellectual property, which is a fixed idea in which humans have access to; result of creativity. Trademarks, copyrights, or patents can be applied.
He received a $150,00 fine , because the song wouldnt be in public domain until 70 years after their death.
In the past year he has copied the hit song "Youngblood," committing copying infringement, which is when a copyrighted work is reproduced or distributed without the authors consent.
Tried to steal the McDonalds song trademark for his burger joint. A trademark is any word, symbol, or device used to distiguish goods sold/made by other sources of goods.
PSA Copying Culprit found innocent for earlier crime due to the fair use doctrine. He was doing a parody for "Youngblood." He was using the song for transformative purposes.
A patent is a grant by a government allowing an inventor to control the use and development of an invention for a limited time. The Princess's patent is good for 14 years.
BUT WHAT ABOUT THE PATENT PRINCESS'S GLASS CONTAINER??? WAS IT COPYRIGHTED?
Not copyrighted (Copyright is a form of protection provided by laws to the authors/creators or "original pieces." Copyright owners can do what they wish with the pieces. THE CONTAINER WAS PATENTED!!!!