Can i protect my book with a copyright ?

11/12/2018   

In recent years, it has become possible for virtually everyone to write and sell a book to a wide audience, which means there are a lot more books out there needing copyright. Whether you have written the Great American novel or a how-to book for fixing a car, your creativity always deserves protection. You alone should be allowed to make money from it. There is a reason why copyright was enshrined in the Constitution; it is the key to protecting creativity.

Copyright is the only way possible to protect your ownership of a book. Technically, under current copyright law, you automatically obtain a copyright when you write a book, but practically speaking, having a copyright and proving it when you have to are two different concepts. To legally defend your book’s copyright, you must be able to prove that you own it and also that you were the first one to write it.  This is why CopyrightWeb.com exists. By registering your book and depositing it with our system, you ensure that everyone knows it belongs to you and you alone.

We Can Make it Easy to Protect Your Book

In the United States, copyright law protects your book and every aspect of its creation. Legally speaking, everyone who creates something unique has a copyright, but if someone plagiarizes your book and challenges your ownership rights, you will need proof of copyright. That means you will have to register and deposit your book to keep it safe. When you make a copyright deposit through CopyrightWeb.com, the protection starts immediately. Your copyright deposit creates a date certain for your book, which means that everyone who comes after you with the same words is infringing on your rights. A copyright deposit serves as your official witness of your right to your creation or design.
 
In the United States, copyright protection is valid for life. When you make a copyright deposit of your book, it is archived with officers who are obliged to retain all documents deposited in a way that makes your copyright ownership uncontestable and which is easily retrievable by the copyright holder at any time they need to establish their ownership rights.  Once you have established copyright with a registration and deposit through CopyrightWeb.com, you will have the ability to actively protect your book from unauthorized adoption and use by third parties. The protection we offer is also very comprehensive. When you make a copyright deposit in the United States, that protection is valid in all 171 countries that have signed on to the Berne Convention. That means your book can’t be copied in most of the world. International protection comes standard with every copyright deposit.