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What happens if you publish a recipe that is patented?
Also, if someone else has published the recipe by, for example, posting it online, the patent office will deem the recipe published (disclosed) and no longer eligible for patent protection.
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
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.
What patents do you need to protect your recipe management system?
You can also always protect software and data management systems, including those that relate to recipes, such as U.S. Patent No.7,523,302, which relates to an electronic recipe management system, or U.S. Patent No. 6,975,910, which relates to managing an electronic cookbook.