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by UmbrellaScan
Sun Sep 12, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: I want to use song titles for my comic
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: I want to use song titles for my comic

Hi UmbrellaScan, The applicable law is obviously that of the USA and that law (the Copyright Act 1976) excludes titles, names, short phrases, and slogans from protection by copyright (see page 2 of this US Copyright Office Circular ). This applies irrespective of the country of origin of the words ...
by UmbrellaScan
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:32 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: I want to use song titles for my comic
Replies: 2
Views: 85

I want to use song titles for my comic

I want to use song titles from bands like AKB48, Sakurazaka46, and their sister groups as chapter names for a comic I'm writing. An example title is "僕たちは戦わない" (We don't fight), which probably easier to get away with. But others are more distinct like "制服のマネキン" (Uniformed Mannequ...