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Author: Josh H. Escovedo

Date: October 10, 2018

Original Source: The IP Law Blog

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SCOTUS Will Decide What the Copyright Act Means by “Registered.”

Any work that is entitled to copyright protection automatically receives protection when it is fixed in a tangible medium of expression. However, in order to benefit from the Copyright Act, the owner must “register” his or her work with the United States Copyright Office. Put another way, in order to protect against copyright infringement, the owner must register the work. So, for purposes of the Copyright Act, what does that mean?

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