protect your content from copycats
You work hard developing your business and you want to make sure you protect your content and ideas.
So registering your copyright in your work is the next step.
With this service, I'll prepare the necessary documents and filings to register your copyright with the U.S. Copyright Office.
Here's how it works...
We'll connect so I can answer your questions about copyrights.
You'll provide me with the required information and materials so I can file your application. To complete your application, you'll need to provide one complete copy of your original work if it has not yet been published or two copies if your work has been published.
PREPARE AND FILE THE APPLICATION
Once you provide the required information and materials, I'll prepare and file the application with the U.S. Copyright Office.
RECEIVE CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION
The Copyright Office will issue a certificate of registration to you directly. Congratulations! Your work is officially registered with the U.S. Copyright Office!
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF REGISTERING MY WORK WITH THE U.S. COPYRIGHT OFFICE?
Federal registration creates a public record that you own the copyright to that work. It also gives you the right to sue in federal court if you discover that your work is being used without your permission. Under certain circumstances, registration can also create a presumption that the copyright is valid and/or entitle you to seek statutory damages and attorneys' fees.
WHAT CAN I COPYRIGHT?
You can copyright a variety of original and creative works that are fixed to a tangible form, including: Literary, musical, dramatic, pictorial, graphic, sculptural and audiovisual works. Copyright does not protect ideas or facts (like standard measurements, calendars, lists or tables), rather it protects the way in which those facts or ideas are expressed.