Copyright Logo

Copyright Logo

A copyright is an exclusive right granted by government – to copy and distribute an original work of expression, whether graphics, music, literature art or software – that lasts up to 95 years. It is forbidden by law for anyone to breach the rights given by the copyright law to the owner of copyright.

The U.S. Copyright Office is run by the Library of Congress.


Shape of the Copyright Logo

The Copyright logo, often referred to as the “Copyright symbol”, is one of the most popular and instantly recognizable logos in the world. It comprises of the letter “c” in lowercase lettering contained in a circle, signifying the protection the symbol offers to the original owner of the copyrighted work.

The Copyright logo also depicts the year of publication. It is also frequently seen on typewriters and keyboards.

Colors of the Copyright Logo

The most common color scheme found in the Copyright logo is black and white.

Font of the Copyright Logo

The Copyright symbol features a handwritten bold typeface.