7.07.2015

COPYRIGHT TIP OF THE DAY

Creatives, 

If you author a work in music, film, television, theatre, dance, literature, visual arts (sculpture, paintings, illustrations, photography), comic books, graphic novels, architecture, or software do yourself a favor and either hire a lawyer to register it with the US Copyright Office or do it yourself.

Reason #1: A federal court may not decide a copyright claim where a claimant has failed to register the claim with the Copyright Office.
It really matters, ladies and gents.

Sincerely,

Danny Jiminian

Danny Jiminian is a producer and attorney who specializes in Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property, Business Law and Nonprofits and practices out of New York. He is very good at what he does and knows his stuff. For a free consultation, email him.

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