Copyright -A Copyright protects original creative works such as books, movies, songs, paintings, photographs, web content and choreography. As the owner of a federally registered copyright, you can control how your work is reproduced, distributed and presented publicly, and you can sue infringers in court of law and prevent others from importing infringing goods.
Trademark -A Trademark protects names, terms and symbols that are used to identify the source of goods and/or services in the market. In other words, a trademark lets the consumer distinguish one company's offerings from another's. Trademarks include brand names such as "Coca-Cola" and images such as Nike's famous "swoosh." As the owner of a registered trademark, you can sue for trademark infringement in court of law and prevent the importation of goods that display your trademark.
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