The Cost of our copyright cover (witness Service) is £19.99 per year subscription with unlimited upload capped at 20GB.
It is advisable this is done, you can write or put the copyright C , or a copyright notice. but by law you are not required. You can also use some of our digital logos on your websites and digital contents.
Changing pitch does not void copyright, as this is considered a remix to avoid copyright infringement.
“all rights reserved” this is a formality statement meaning that the owner of the copyright, owns all the rights for use provided by the copyright law.
The use of restricted amount of copyright material without the owner’s consent is categorised as an exception under law. Provided it is used for the caricature or parody.
The following are not protected by copyright:
procedures, ideas, concept or any mere data , also news, press and any miscellaneous facts
You do not have to pay to own your own copyright. As this is automatically copyrighted upon creation. But you can register a copyright to reserve the right in case of a dispute.
It depends on the type of work copyright expiry ranges from 25 years from, 25years from when first published to 70 years after the authors death.
According to Gov.UK
25 years from when it’s first published: Layout of published editions of written, dramatic or musical works
50 years from when it’s first broadcast: Broadcasts.
70 years after the death of the director, screenplay author and composer: Films
70 years from when it’s first published: Sound and music recording.
70 years after the author’s death: Written, dramatic, musical, and artistic work.
Only you can give access to the public by giving them your unique reference number and a password to view your copyrighted work.
To protect your work and stop it from been used without your permission. It is advisable to copyright your work.
The common examples are
Novels , stories, poems , scripts, Articles
Programmes, Databases, Web and Mobile Applications
logos, letters, maps, plans
Photographs, paintings, drawings
Songs, Musical works (musical notations and compositions); films, Sound recordings; Broadcasts, Podcasts
Woodcuts, works of architecture, sculpture, craftsmanship.
Copyright protects your work and stops anybody (individuals and companies) from using it without your approval.
In 1886 at Berne , Switzerland. There was a convention of the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works. Where an international agreement to govern copyright was first accepted.
The following countries signed the treaty and should respect our protection based on these laws.
Registering your work is easy following these simple Steps
Choose service – upload file – confirm -payment
We accept all major credit/debit card and PayPal. There is an annual subscription with a monthly payment option.
Please contact the person/company to notify them to seize and desist with evidence of registration from CopyrightCover to remove content immediately. Alternatively, you can use Takedown service option if you want us to do this on your behalf. Also, if you require compensation for misuse, we can request this on your behalf.
You can register any digital file format. E.g. JPEG, GIF, and PNG, Txt, PDF, Xls, MP3, AAC, Flac etc.
Simple log in to your portal and use the cancel my subscription service. You will not be charged after this.
The subscription is a yearly payment reason been we have to cover our ongoing cost, server storage and security of your files. We would advise avoid a service that charge onetime fee upfront as this such of service takes your money and go burst after a few years. We have seen a lot of this in the industry and you will be left with no evidence in case of dispute and copyright infringement. As we are a yearly subscription you are rest assured that we will always be there to protect your copyright.
If someone wants to use your registered work, they are required by law to ask you for permission to do so. This can be verbal or via an email requesting for permission. It is advisable to have a written agreement. If you have found someone using your work without your permission and would require us to take it down. Please use the Takedown service to notify us.