The other day I was discussing the nature of Copyright with my sister-in-law Gloria (who is an attorney) … I stated that “Copyright is automatic upon creation of a work”.
Gloria said I was incorrect … that you had to register for a copyright … and that you had no basis in court unless you do register the copyright.
This was quite a shock to me … so I decided to do some research.
Turns out that Gloria was partially right in a technical sense … and completely correct in a practical sense.
According to the Copyright Office …Continue reading