I am new to the forum and new to the business. My tee shirts have an inspirational message on the back with a small logo on the front. Would I need to protect both with copyrights. Any sugesstions where to go for that and about what the cost would be.
You should probably contact a copyright lawyer. The logo should probably be trademarked. As for the saying, I'm unsure what all can be legally done, you may only be able to copyright it in its specific design, not the actual saying/wording itself.
As for pricing: Copyright/trademark pricing as well as more about the difference can be read about on the USPTO's site, assuming you're in the US: http://www.uspto.gov/
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