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Old 01-07-2021, 03:45 AM
JonPR JonPR is offline
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Originally Posted by TeleBluesMan View Post
Registering your copyright provides more than just evidence of ownership. A copyright owner cannot file a lawsuit to enforce/protect its copyrights until the U.S. Copyright Office has issued a registration.
OK thanks, that makes sense. Better to have the registration in place first than try and organise it later! (I'm in the UK, so different rules would apply, but tbh I'm not sure what they are here either!)
Originally Posted by TeleBluesMan View Post
Additionally, when copyrights are registered prior to infringement (or within three months after publication of the work), a copyright owner becomes eligible for an award of statutory damages.
Again, that sounds like a sensible guarantee, rather than have to organise the process yourself from scratch.
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