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I made a logo for a company, in the logo I used a vector inspired by a vector stored on a site that sells vectors / images. In other words, I built a new vector based on the seen there. The vector is used as the main object but are different colors plus a few shapes and words. There is a possibility have problems with copyright? Mention that the vector is quite common, nothing special.

(sorry for my English)

closed as off-topic by Scott, go-junta, Zach Saucier, Ryan Nov 19 '15 at 20:14

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    Unfortunately, we can't answer this for you. Maybe you could have a look on Google at what are the limits of copyrighted elements, or ask/browse the law.stackexchange.com. Any answer you'll get here will be useless to you without showing what symbol you mean, the logo you created, the name, where it's going to be used, etc. – go-junta Nov 18 '15 at 9:58
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because only a lawyer can answer this and without seeing artwork, even designer's can't offer valid opinions. And options from designers would ultimately not be helpful. – Scott Nov 18 '15 at 18:15
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Yes, there is a possibility that you may have problems with the copyright. It would depend on the nature of the particular art, what you mean by 'inspired by', your country's laws regarding intellectual property protection, as well as other factors.

The biggest issue, however, is that it sounds like you're using a very common symbol as a logo. That, alone, may mean it's not easily copyrightable.

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    Using a common symbol as a logo might not be much use as a logo, either. – Andrew Leach Nov 18 '15 at 10:17

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