Copyright is a legal concept which grants the creator of the original work exclusive rights with the aim to protect intellectual property.

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Use of “iPhone”, “iPad”, etc. in iOS apps

An iOS app we're making has features which will work only with certain Apple devices. Can we mention them specifically as “iPhone”, “iPad”, etc. or should we use generic terms, e.g. “compatible ...
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May I register with ©copyright my songs made mixed with just apple loops or must be copyleft, creative commons, royalty free, etc…?

I'm starting to use GarageBand for making music, and I have several songs of my own; but I find xtremly funny mixing loops, so, I have another ones that are only loops mixes. I know that they are ...
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Is using the Sprite Kit default spaceship image in my app a copyright infringement?

I am developing a game using sprite kit. When we create a new Spritekit project, by default a spaceship image is present in it. I can delete the icon and make my own but I really like that icon for ...
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Can I use copyright content in my iOS app? Who take the risk Apple or me? [closed]

I plan to start a quiz app to help people learn english. I would use a well know dictionary for it. I do not want to use 3rd party free dictionary, because there is a big difference in quality. This ...
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Garageband Loops in Indie Game Apps? [duplicate]

Are the loops and sound effects that are found in Garageband royalty free? Specifically, can I use them in my game that I am developing for the iOS App Store whether I sell the App or make it free?
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3rd party videos in iOS app, legal issue?

If I were to make an iOS app that whichs primary function is to play specific 3rd party YouTube videos, is that okay to do without asking for their permission? Or do I need to have a legal agreement ...
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Apple Loops Copyright

Let's say I used some Apple Loops in a 5 min contest video that's being sold to the contest host (So he can show a reference for this years contest). Might be uploaded on youtube + their site.. I ...
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App was rejected for use of protected 3rd party material

My app has been rejected due to 3rd party material clause: 8.5: Use of protected 3rd party material (trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, otherwise proprietary content) requires a documented ...
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What's a free or cheap text-to-speech program that is available for commercial use?

As I said in my previous question, I want to use an excerpt of a text-to-speech voice in a song. Where can I find a free or cheap service that'll let me do this without breaking their terms of use?
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Are the Apple text-to-speech voices copyrighted?

I want to use an excerpt of an OS X text-to-speech voice in a song that I am recording. Is there any kind of copyright restriction for recordings of the computer voice I should know about, or are they ...