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    is the 'i' before a word copied righted to Apple? can it be used for apple software?
    I'm making an apple game for a project and wondering if I'd be able to use i theme with my game, calling it iKnockout for a boxing game, is that usable without copy right?

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    Sure, nobody can "own" a letter

    The only potential problem is that if the use of the i is to insinuate that the product is made or endorsed by Apple.
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    yeah you can use the i, there are lots of apps and websites etc.. that use it

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    Maybe you could come up with a more interesting name than 'iKnockout' though?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alexis View Post
    Maybe you could come up with a more interesting name than 'iKnockout' though?
    Agreed.
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    How about "iBrokeYourNose"?

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    @Aptmunich: Hahahahahha.....that's awesome.

    And yeah, I don't think you can copyright a letter. Though if you could, I suspect Apple would have figured out how to by now.

    What if he has a pointed stick?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aptmunich View Post
    How about "iBrokeYourNose"?
    In Mr.Rogers world, it could be "iAmSoSorry"



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    Quote Originally Posted by mynameisbob82 View Post

    And yeah, I don't think you can copyright a letter. Though if you could, I suspect Apple would have figured out how to by now.


    They would copyright the whole alphabet, and add a letter.

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    Is there any possibility that they could copy-write the lower case i in front of a word as it pertains to computer software? But if we can copy-write letters I call R S T L N E.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dabears34 View Post
    Is there any possibility that they could ę-write the lower case i in front of a word as it pertains to computer software? But if we can copy-write letters I call R S T L N E.
    Wow my dyslexia must be kicking in over time. I thought the R S T L N E was R. L. Stine, the guy that wrote the Goosebumps series. >_<""

    If the "i" was copyrighted then you see the C with the circle after it which would be this ę.

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