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  • Can You copyright a recipe?

  • 鈥淐opyright law does not protect recipes that are mere listings of ingredients鈥?. Copyright protection may, however, extend to substantial literary expression鈥攁 description, explanation, or illustration, for example鈥攖hat accompanies a recipe or formula or to a combination of recipes, as in a cookbook.鈥?/div>The Definitive Guide to Recipes and Copyright

  • Is it possible to patent a recipe?

  • It is possible to get a chemical patent and a patent for new use of known substances. Substances can include foodstuff, but it is most likely that a recipe will be protected as a trade secret. It鈥檚 important to file the patent as soon as possible, as the first who does so gets the patent and not the first who invented the recipe/procedure.

  • Can a recipe be intellectual property?

  • A recipe as intellectual property? Fine Dining Lovers contacted a number of experts and looked at the way a recipe can be protected. Copyright law protects the authors or creators of original works, like musical or literary works, in a tangible form.

  • Who owns copyright in a work created by an employee?

  • Under U.S. copyright law, the employer owns copyright in a work that an employee creates in the course of employment, unless there is an agreement in place otherwise. 5. Many Kindle books on Amazon have copied my pressure cooker recipes.