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Copyright? No. Trademark? Yes. Christian Louboutin recently won the right to trademark its red heels, spurring questions about what else can be branded. Well, actually, a lot else—sounds, shapes, symbols, and even colors can be trademarked. Don't confuse the term "trademark" with ownership of color though. Trademarking a color simply allows a ...


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It is not possible to copyright a color or even a combination of colors. It is possible to copyright the way a palette is presented. i.e. the images on that web site are copyrighted, not the colors themselves. For example.. this.. .. is copyrighted and requires the attribution to Aaron Burden on Unsplash, since it's his photo in the image. But.. I can use #...


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