Copyright Registration: Protect Your Work
- Counseled clients from all over the world in all types of creative outlets to register their works with the United States Copyright Office.
- Successfully appealed denials of registration by the United States Copyright Office.
- Formed plans for ongoing protection of continuing works, databases, and selective registration of revenue-generating items.
And even better news: copyright registration can help you avoid lawsuits. And that is because once you have a registration, and then experience someone copying your work, you have the ability to seek “statutory damages” of up to $100,000 per infringement. This can provide you with a “big stick” and increased leverage when negotiating settlement of copyright disputes.
What is it?
Obtaining a federal copyright registration over your original work with the United States Copyright Office.
Do I need it?
Yes, at least to important (revenue-generating) works that are at risk of being copied.
Copyright registration services typically start at around $500 and go up from there depending on what you have going on.