Copyright registration for a book in USA
How to register a copyright for a book in USA? What are required document of registering copyright in The United States of America. How much does it cost of filing an copyright registration application in USA?
|Work||Fee (USD)||Required document and information||Requirement of the work|
|Official filing fee||Attorney’s fee|
|Book copyrights registration||– $45 Single Application (single author, same claimant, one work, not for hire)
|Email us||-The title of the work
-The year the work was completed
-The date and nation of first publication, if the work has been published when the application is submitted
-The name of the author or author(s), unless the work is anonymous or pseudonymous
-If the work is a work made for hire,* a statement to this effect
-The name and address of the claimant(s)
-If the claimant is not the author,* a brief statement explaining how the claimant obtained ownership of the copyright
-A description of the work being submitted for registration-
A statement describing any preexisting material contained in the work being submitted for registration
-The name of the individual certifying the facts provided in the application
|The applicant may submit the work by electronic copy or hard copy.
You must mail hard copies of your work if it meets both of the following criteria:
– Your work is published in a hard copy format; and
– You are required to submit the “best edition” of the work OR you are required to submit the work as first published.
Best edition requirement:
If your work was first published outside the United States, you may submit the work either as first published or the best edition.
$65 Standard Application (all other filings)
|– $125 if submitted on paper|