For Approval: IPA Font License v1.0

yuko.noguchi at yuko.noguchi at
Tue Feb 24 07:13:15 UTC 2009

> In the U.S., the appearance of a font is what is not copyrightable,
nor is a
> straight representation of the font (in the form of a bitmap or pieces
of lead
> type) either.  A vector font, however, is considered program code and
> copyrightable.  The font's name of course is trademarkable.

I understand the legal argument is the same in Japan.

Kind regards,

Yuko Noguchi

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