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  • typos,
  • errors,
  • omissions,
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Can You Copyright Recipes?

There is a lot of argument on the topic. While it appears that ingredients of methods are not copyrightable, the whole of the recipe is, as well as the compilation of then on the website. This site falls under New Zealand jurisdiction, but the US Copyright Office has an interesting view on this.

From: U.S. Copyright Office - Recipes

Mere listings of ingredients as in recipes, formulas, compounds, or prescriptions are not subject to copyright protection. However, when a recipe or formula is accompanied by substantial literary expression in the form of an explanation or directions, or when there is a combination of recipes, as in a cookbook, there may be a basis for copyright protection.

Protection under the copyright law (title 17 of the United States Code, section 102) extends only to "original works of authorship" that are fixed in a tangible form (a copy). "Original" means merely that the author produced the work by his own intellectual effort, as distinguished from copying an existing work. Copyright protection may extend to a description, explanation, or illustration, assuming that the requirements of the copyright law are met.

Copyright protects only the particular manner of an author's expression in literary, artistic, or musical form. Copyright protection does not extend to names, titles, short phrases, ideas, systems, or methods.


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