Copyrights have application to a wide array of business situations, such as by way of example, computer programming, images and text present on promotional material and websites, manuals, papers and presentations, sound recordings, performances, and derivative works.
While copyright protection comes into existence when a creative work has been affixed to a tangible medium, having a federal copyright registration provides the owner with an array of advantages over owners who do not possess a copyright registration. Issues related to enforcement to prevent acts of infringement, settlement, and authorship become more complex and more contestable without a registration. Plus, statutory damages that come with a federal copyright registration can be very effective in achieving a positive result against a third party. The attorneys of Stein IP can clearly set forth the options, and counsel you through the advantages and disadvantages of each course of action.learn more