Text from paracordguild.com:
So, when you create a knot, do you own it?
There have been many heated debates in the paracord community that continue to this day over ownership of knots and creations. In this article I would like to say a few words on how I feel about it. It is a bit of a rant, I give you that, but I am a bit fed up with people claiming knots and designs.
I realize this a controversial subject and I am throwing myself into the fray, but hey, let’s debate!
-Can you really own a knot?
-What about knot designs?
-The hard truth
-What to do?
Read the full article here: http://www.paracordguild.com/knot-ownership/