A copyright protects the creative expression of a work that is recorded in a tangible medium, e.g. on paper, in sculpture, on a computer memory
A copyright grants you the exclusive right to reproduce, perform, and display a work and to prepare additional works based on the original.
- Attorney prepares an application for registration which includes one or more copies of the work to be copyrighted
- US Copyright Office reviews the application and issues a registration certificate
- Application to Register a Copyright - approx. $400+
*the potential costs indicated are for informational purposes only and are not intended as an estimate or quote for any particular matter. Costs and fees are subject to change.