Automatic Copyright

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How do I get an automatic copyright?

Automatic Copyright

As creator of your artwork, you have automatic copyright if you follow these guidelines: Your work is your ORIGINAL creation; It must be "pictorial, graphic or sculptural"; It must be fixed in "any tangible medium now known or later developed." In other words, an idea for your work or a body of work cannot be automatically copyrighted. Although this is some protection, it's best to obtain legal copyright when and if you possibly can.

   

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