Although your work is copyrighted from the first stroke of the keystroke, you may want to pay to officially register your copyright. Here’s a short 5 minute video on how to register your copyright in the United States.
Your Book title could be the most important aspect to your book. So, before signing a book contract, ask if your work has the potential for commercial benefit. Remember, it is you and NOT your publisher who should retain the trademark licensing rights to the title of your work.
Fair Use Copyright: Before you start grabbing images off the Internet, know your rights and, more importantly, the copyright owners rights.
It is a sobering fact – plagiarism is part of a writers life. What are your legal rights and what can you do to stop plagiarism?
Although your work is copyrighted from the first stroke of the keystroke, you may want to pay to officially register your copyright for your self-published or e-published ebook. Read more: How to Register a Copyright (USA) — Unruly Guides ePublishing
Intellectual Property Rights attorney, Karen J. Bernstein, joins Unruly Guides this week to cover a critical topic for writers and authors–the basics you need to know about copyright and trademark before e-publishing an ebook.
Karen J. Bernstein, LLC is a boutique Intellectual Rights law office located in Manhattan, in the center of New York, NY. Karen specializes in legal services for obtaining copyright and trademarks, branding for businesses and products, as well as prosecution and litigation of international and national trademarks and service marks.