Why can’t I change my Spotify name?
You can’t change your username, but you can enter a preferred name during sign up to display on your profile. To display a different name on an existing account: You can create a new account to enter a preferred name during sign up. Note: Be sure to cancel any subscriptions on the existing account.
Is it possible to change your Spotify artist name?
You can’t manually change your artist name on Spotify. We display the artist name in the metadata delivered to us.
Should I change my artist name?
If your artist name feels like an asset, great, there’s no need to change it. But if it feels like an albatross —because you’re embarrassed, because there’s bad blood in the band, because you want a fresh start, because you’re gonna change your sound — read on!
Can two artists have the same name on Spotify?
Spotify currently does not have a way in the clients to separate artists with the same name automatically, meaning anytime this happens the artists get merged onto a single page.
Can two musicians have same name?
There is nothing illegal about two companies or bands or individuals having the same name.
Can there be two artists with the same name?
Yes. But once a band becomes famous they usually change it. Only once they get famous, if that happens, they either ask the less famous band to change their name, or they change the name themselves. Often just a small change is enough.
What happens if two bands have the same name?
So, yes, similar band names happen, and they can cause sticky trademark issues. Therefore, it is helpful to be equipped with proper trademark registration to ensure your trademark ownership.
How do you know if a band name is already taken?
Call the main public library in your region and ask if it has a Federal Trademark Register CD-ROM. Search for your full band name, then each word individually. Hire a search firm (relatively costly, but reliable). A well-known sources for trademark searches is Thomson Compumark.
Can you use an artist name that already exists?
But yes, it is legal to have the same name as another artist and to practice your trade under that name, as long as it is not trademarked by someone else.
Do you need to trademark band name?
Band names are protectable under trademark law, because like brand names they allow us to distinguish one band’s music and identity from another. Besides obtaining registration of a service mark, a band may also register its name as a trademark if it is associated with specific merchandise, such as record albums.
How much is it to trademark a band name?
The basic cost to register a band name is:
$275 per international class for registration. $125 for first renewal, between the 5th and 6th year. $425 for renewals, between the 9th and 10th year and every 10 years after that. $500-$5000 for attorneys costs.
How long does it take to trademark a band name?
Obtaining a trademark can be a lengthy process. Follow up on the status of your application three months after your file. The official registration of a trademark can take a year or longer to complete, but you can check on the process using the serial number you receive at the time you file your application.
Should I trademark my rap name?
Related Articles. Copyright protection isn’t available for a rap name or for any other kind of name you want to claim for exclusive use. However, a rap name is eligible for protection with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Trademarks protect brand names and logos associated with products and services.
Is my rap name taken?
Search your rap name in the trademark database and see if it’s already taken. Before you ever make your first dime in music, you’re going to want to search the United States Patent and Trademark Office to make sure the rap name you’re currently using, is not already trademarked.
How do I copyright a name?
Registering a trademark for a company name is pretty straightforward. Many businesses can file an application online in less than 90 minutes, without a lawyer’s help. The simplest way to register is on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Web site, www.uspto.gov.
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