WHAT ISC R TMANDCHUNGKONG.NLBONUS:CCCA SHORT INTRODUCTION.I AMSINCE : 1968OCCUPATION : CREATIVE ON AN ADVERTISING AGENCYEDUCATION : THE DUTCH ACADEMY OF ART AND DESIGN RIETVELD ACADEMIE AMSTERDAM.PHILOSOPHY : EVERYTHING IS A CHANCE.THINKS : REALITY IS CHAOSNAÏEVE BELIEF : EVERYBODY IS CREATIVE.CHUNGKONG.NLDO YOU HAVE A DESIGN PROJECT YOU NEED HELP WITH? I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT IT. PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL: CONTACT@CHUNGKONG.NLWHAT DO THOSE SYMBOLS MEAN?Essentially the symbols all refer to all the same basic question: “ What is the legal status of ownership of a brand, service or product?”CHUNGKONG.NLEach of those symbols answers to that question.THE COPYRIGHT C SYMBOLAn identification of the owner of the copyright, either by name, abbreviation, or other designation by which it is generally known.It’s FREE to use for any rightfull owner.CHUNGKONG.NLIt is NOT necessary to register this right*.* Note: it’s not even necessary to place the symbol. In most countries, its automatical claimed when created.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_symbolCHUNGKONG.NLTM THE TRADEMARKSYMBOLIf you want to claim the rights of a name or logo, use the TM (trademark) or SM (service mark).It gives notice to the public that the rights are the claimed.CHUNGKONG.NLThe use of the TM or SM Trademark Symbol is NOT a legally enforceable trademark*. * That makes it different to the registered trademark which is legally protected.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trademark_symbolCHUNGKONG.NLTHE REGISTERED R TRADEMARK SYMBOLUsed to provide notice that the preceding mark is a trademark or service mark that has been registered with a national trademark office*.* In some countries, including China, it is against the law to use the registered trademark symbol for a mark that is not officially registered CHUNGKONG.NLin any country.In simple words, it screams: get the f**k away from my mark, because I will sue anyone who use my mark without permission.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_symbolCHUNGKONG.NLBONUS: COPYLEFT AND CREATIVE COMMONS (1)These two are not right claiming, but right sharing.In short: Copyleft = waive all rights Creative Commons = some rightsCHUNGKONG.NLWhy? Due to the growing demand for high speed inovations and sharing of information, copyrights are not serving mankind but holding it back.The answer: open soure and crowed source!