Does Copyright Law Scare You? NO! It Doesn’t Affect Me!

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Copyright Trick or Treat

Does Copyright Law Scare You?        

Find out this week in Copyright Trick or Treat

“I don’t own any copyrights, so I don’t have to worry about copyright law.”

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Since 1989, a copyright notice © is no longer required, nor is registration with the US Copyright Office. An original work of authorship is copyrighted the moment it is fixed in a tangible medium: paper, audio, video, web page, blog posts, social media, etc. This applies to original literary works, art works, music, etc.

For more on this, SEE:  http://managecopyright.com/2015/09/ok-what-is-copyright-all-about/

So?

So… that means that we all are creating something every day that is copyrighted. It might not have monetary value, but it is protected—automatically.

We all are CONSUMERS and  CREATORS of copyrighted works.
How are YOU protecting YOUR original works?

 

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Barbara C.  Ingrassia
Certified Copyright Manager and Speaker
Manage Copyright! Don’t let it Manage YOU.
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Email: barb@managecopyright.com 

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Information provided in this blog should not be construed as legal advice. For legal advice, consultant an attorney with expertise in copyright law.

Copyright © 2015 Barbara C. Ingrassia     All Rights Reserved.