I get this question a lot. How do I copyright my t shirt design so no one can steal my designs from my clothing line? This article goes through all the legal information and what steps you need to take to fight someone in court.
I know what you’re thinking…you have an awesome idea for a shirt, but it’s using a well known, copyrighted character. “Hmm,” you say, “I could probably get away with it, right? I mean, it’s not like [insert major corporation here] own every aspect of the character. Besides, what I’m really doing is a parody and hardly looks like it…yeah, it’ll be ok…right?” Sound familiar? Read this article to understand what is legal and illegal in the world of shirt design.