Registering a Copyright with PROXARIO
Proxario Copyright practice represents companies, investors, and individuals who create, own, and manage copyrightable content. Through cost-effective filing strategies and innovative development opportunities, Proxario ensures its clients are in the best position to develop, maintain, and protect their copyrightable works. We offer comprehensive solutions and practical advice to help our clients stay competitive and successful in todays marketplace.
There are three parts to filing a copyright application:
-First, you must complete an application.
-Second, you must pay a fee.
-Third, you must mail a physical copy, or upload a digital copy, of the work to the Copyright Office.
Types of Copyrights that can Be Registered Online:
Basic copyrights can be registered online. These include copyrights for literary works, visual arts works, performing arts works, sound recordings and motion pictures. You can register a copyright online even if you are planning to mail a copy of the work to the copyright office.
The timeframe for a Copyright registration from filing to the grant of the certificate varies, depending on the number of applications the Office is receiving and clearing at the time of submission and the extent of questions associated with the application. However, eletronic filings take from 2 to 6 Months and the paper filings from 3 to 16 months.
The key treaties affecting copyright include:
-The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (Berne)
-WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)
-Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)