CyberTips - Copyright Registration

25 October 1999
One of the basic tasks that a computer lawyer faces is registering copyrights. Software and websites are just two examples of things that should be copyrighted.

The West Group's one volume set called "Copyright Registration Practice" by James Hawes is my personal favorite for quick access to answers about copyright registration. While the Copyright Office makes a wealth of information available, both online and with pamphlets, their material is written from the perspective of the Copyright Office.

James Hawes has written from the perspective of the copyright owner and his attorney. It's a useful perspective and I know that this is the first book that I grab when I have a registration question.

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