A work is copyrighted when you create it in the US. This stems from “common law” copyright rights. The thing about common law right is that they’re limited and can be difficult to prove. Plus, if you ever want to enforce your copyright in court then you have to register it with the U.S. Copyright Office beforehand. You’re best bet is to register it. You can get that done atwith the assistance of a copyright lawyer. We offer free price quotes and start to finish project management! Cheers.