A typeface is
|“||a set of letters, numbers, or other symbolic characters, whose forms are related by repeating design elements consistently applied in a notational system and are intended to be embodied in articles whose intrinsic utilitarian function is for use in composing text or other cognizable combinations of characters.||”|
- U.S. Copyright Office, 53 Fed. Reg. 38110 (Sept. 18, 1988), quoting H.R. Rep. No. 1476, 94th Cong., 2d Sess. 55 (1976).