Copyright symbol

This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Copyright symbol.

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The copyright symbol, or copyright sign, designated by © (a circled capital letter "C"), is the symbol used in copyright notices for works other than sound recordings (which are indicated with the ℗ symbol).

The use of the symbol is described in United States copyright law, and, internationally, by the Universal Copyright Convention. The C stands for copyright.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Intellectual Property Symbols.

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