Larry Niven's Altair

Fred Cisin cisin at
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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