Rights to the Emoji

Shervin Afshar shervinafshar at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 09:07:13 CDT 2015

Twemoji are Open Source, but published under CC-BY and that license
requires attribution which might be challenging in this specific use case.
On Oct 11, 2015 10:46 PM, "Mark Davis ☕️" <mark at macchiato.com> wrote:

> The twitter images are open sourced, I believe.
> {phone}
> On Oct 12, 2015 02:56, "Shervin Afshar" <shervinafshar at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Those listed in the column titled "Native" come from the operating system
>> (in your case, Mac OS X) and/or browser you are viewing that page on. One
>> can assume that the right to those belong to the entity who develops those
>> software.
>> A safer approach for you would be to use symbols from Emoji One[1]; if
>> you can attribute that project on your products, you can use them for free;
>> if you can not do that, they require that you contact them for a custom
>> paid license [2].
>> Also, with the paid license you are helping a project publishing content
>> under Creative Common license.
>> [1]: http://emojione.com/
>> [2]: http://emojione.com/faq#faq5
>> ↪ Shervin
>> On Sat, Oct 10, 2015 at 5:59 AM, patapatachakapon . <
>> bugraaydin1999 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I work for a small company in Turkey. We would like to import/sell
>>> products that have pictures of Emoji on them (such as keychains, cups etc.)
>>> , here in Turkey. The Emoji we would like to use on our products are the
>>> ones that are titled Native on the chart that I've attached to this email.
>>> I would like to know whether or not it's required to buy the rights these
>>> Emoji. Are Emoji copyrighted, or can they be used by anyone for design
>>> purposes?
>>> Thanks so much in advance!
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