Writers automatically obtain protection for written works upon substantial completion of an expressive work upon a fixed and tangible medium. However, a writer must register the work with the U.S. Copyright Office in order to be able to bring a copyright infirngment lawsuit in federal court.
Our firm has extensive experience representing writers in claims involving copyright infringement, joint authorship, and works-made-for-hire.
If you feel you may have a copyright infringement case, contact us online or at (310) 556-9687.