Wow, that is so wild. In a wild and stupid kind of way. I had NO idea!
Bekah http//missbhavens.blogspot.com --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Joshua Kinberg" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Sounds are definitely copyrightable. > The names may also be trademarked. > > Then again, it would be hard for them to pursue any action. > > -Josh > > > On 3/16/06, missbhavens1969 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Waitaminute: seriously? I mean, they didn't want you to use the words > > "phaser" or "Spock"? I > > didn't know you could copyright a sound. Just a sound by itself? Just > > because it's > > recognizable? They didn't want you to use "Phaser" or "Spock" in > > conjunction with the > > sounds, or they didn't want you to use them at all? Because I'll hop on my > > miniDV right now > > and film a short video called > > "Phaser-Spock-Phaser-Spock-Phaser-Phaser-Spock- Spock". > > > > See, that's got NOTHING to do with protecting artist's property. That's > > just asinine. > > > > Or perhaps I should run out and copyright the "bingbong" sound--you know > > the one that the > > F train makes when the doors close. > > > > Bekah > > http://missbhavens.blogspot./com > > > > --- In email@example.com, "Michael Verdi" <michael@> wrote: > > >I wrote to Paramount asking for the right to use the tricorder and > > >transporter sounds. What > > I> got back from them was a letter explaining how I could not use (with no > > option to license > > >for a fee) those sounds along with the words "Spock", "Enterprise" or > > >"Phaser." > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/videoblogging/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/