Larry Niven's Altair
cisin at xenosoft.com
Sat Aug 22 16:24:23 CDT 2015
On Sat, 22 Aug 2015, Tothwolf wrote:
> Indeed. Apple even screwed up on this with their iconic rainbow apple logo. I
> discovered this while researching the history of the logo while doing image
> work on Wikipedia / Wikimedia Commons many years ago. It is still a
> trademark, but the image is public domain because it was published before
> 1978 with no notice.
Despite its lack of COPYRIGHTability, it is a REGISTERED TRADEMARK,
which is more important to protect for THAT.
(Either protection would make a competitor putting it on their
products an infringement)
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