Re: Re: Copywrite Question
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on May 11, 2001 at 05:40:38:
In Reply to: Re: Copywrite Question posted by amy houck on May 10, 2001 at 12:00:07:
It's a cold cruel world out there. You have a copyright on what you have created, registration enables enforcement. It is seldom worth the $30 filing fee to get an unpublished copyright.
The tough thing to do is to get the work published, not just writing and registering a copyright.
What is more even with a copyright you have no guarantee. I had a client that submitted a book to a publisher. The publisher reject the book but like the theme and got another other to write a book on the novel theme.
There was no copyright infringment, there may have been unfair competition.
M. Arthur Auslander
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