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How can I properly copyright my work?

For works first published after March 1, 1989, an author need not include a copyright notice to be protected under the law. Although a notice is not required, it’s super worth it for you to obtain one and list it on your website. When a work contains a valid copyright notice, an infringer cannot claim in court that s/he wasn’t aware the work was copyrighted. Thus, an author has a greater chance to win a copyright infringement case and spend much less litigating in the process if s/he has a copyright notice.

If a work is created on or after January 1, 1978 then it is protected for a term of the life of the author plus 70 years. However, if the work is a “work for hire” or is published under a pseudonym, the copyright lasts between 95 and 120 years, depending on the date the work is published.

If you’re looking for an affordable copyright attorney then take a look at LawTrades. We provide fast, effective and economical solutions for bootstrapped entrepreneurs on a daily basis. We offer quick, no obligation price quotes. Feel free to message me directly to chat further about any other IP questions that you face as well.

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