[thelist] Copyright on web site.

Stephen Rider evolt_org at striderweb.com
Wed Jul 30 15:28:42 CDT 2008


Almost half a million hits for the phrase "online classroom".  This is  
common usage, and thus I don't think you'll have any issues of  

On the other hand, I think you might want a more unique name for  
yourself, maybe?

IANAL, etc.


Stephen Rider

On Jul 30, 2008, at 1:38 PM, Andrew Kuhry-Haeuser wrote:

> I am about to put a site up on the internet that will serve as a  
> location for the online live audio/video Latin classes that I will  
> begin teaching online in September.  I'm a little concerned about  
> the name I have chosen, though: "The Latin Online Classroom".  I am  
> concerned because the Great Books organization, the only other  
> entity I have seen that offers the same sort of live audio/video  
> online Latin classes, uses the term "online classrooms" prominently  
> on its site, in the header subtitle.  Does this mean that they have  
> some sort of ownership of the term?  Is the name too close?
> If anyone has any information or can tell me where to go to get the  
> information I need, I'd truly appreciate it.

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