Q: I want to protect my designs from domestic and international companies from stealing it. Do I Trademark or copyright it?
Hi, I have a small business which features original designs on t-shirts.
A: Neither of them. "Design patent" protects the way an article looks.
Marcos Garciaacosta agrees with this answer
As indicated a design patent can provide protection.
Depending on what you are doing you could file for other registrations depending again on what your creations are.
Consult with an attorney.
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