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© Truly Ace 2013
protecting your copyright
In the UK there is no official registration procedure
or place to register your copyright ownership,
as copyright is an unregistered right requiring
no official action to 'effect'.
comes into effect immediately as soon as
something is created, and whilst registering
your ownership isn't necessary it's a good
idea to mark your work with a copyright
symbol ©. This includes your company logo design and anything else that is original to your business; whether that be words or images or a combination of both.
The types of works protected by Copyright law include; original literary works such as novels, manuals, lyrics, original dramatic works, original musical works, and original works of art such as painting, engravings, photographs, sculptures, graphic design (us!) and so on.
Any logo design or graphic design work you commission and pay for as a client of Truly Ace is protected by Copyright - we pass our Copyright ownership of the original works onto you on receipt of payment for your project, and advise this in our terms and conditions at the time of your quotation.
As a Copyright owner you have a right to control the use of your original designs, and your rights commence as soon as the designs are recorded (including digitally), and you have paid for us to pass the Copyright over to you.
will have a right to control any copying,
adapting, distributing, or communication
of your designs.
is a simple method of proving the date you
were the original owner of an original works
- either save to disk, or print out (or
ideally both) your design/s and post them
to yourself and do not open the envelope. This doesn't guarantee you will win your copyright case, but it gives you a good measure of evidence to work with.
gives you a good measure of proof - provided
you do not open the envelope (very important)
- of the date that you became the owner
of a certain artistic material.