In all cases, the Copyright Registration will be limited to the material
filed at the Registrar.
For Published works - Please send 3 copies of the best edition of the
For Unpublished works- Please send 2 copies of the best edition of
For motion pictures, videotapes, software materials and sound recordings,
please include a detailed description of the contents and any visually
perceptible materials that accompany the work.
PLEASE DELIVER YOUR DEPOSIT MATERIAL TO:
Anderson & Associates
27280 Via Industria, Unit B, Temecula, California 92590
For web sites and web pages, please print and mail your site contents
to us; or for the additional per page fee of .35 b/w or $1.05 pp/color,
we can capture and reproduce your website contents.
Note: No application can be completed until we receive your deposit
ESTIMATED TIMELINE FOR BASIC COPYRIGHT APPLICATIONS
DAY 1 to DAY 3 - Your properly completed instructions and all required
materials are verified as received by our Temecula, California Office.
DAY 3 to DAY 7 - A&A attorneys and staff review your materials, confirm
your instructions, prepare and forward required U.S. forms, copies, and
deposit material in compliance with Official Rules.
DAY 7 to DAY 30 - A&A confirms receipt with the Registrar of Copyrights.
In most cases, we provide Clients with copies of the Official Filing
Receipt within 60 days of initial filing.
DAY 60 to DAY 180 - Copyright Examiner Office Actions, if any, are usually
issued 2 - 6 months after filing. Applicants response is due within 6
Absent complications, the average Registration Certificate is issued
8 months after filing. Clients are promptly informed of all developments
DURATION OF REGISTRATION
For works created on or after January 1, 1978 - the term of copyright
for the author's life plus 50 years after the author's death. In the case
of "joint works" by two or more authors, the term lasts for
50 years after the surviving author's death. For works made for hire,
the duration of copyright will be 75 years from publication, or 100 years
from creation, whichever is shorter.
For works created and published or registered before January 1, 1978,
a renewal registration is required or else the copyright expires 28 years
after it was secured.
A&A Services are also available on an expedited basis. Ask about
our 73-Hour Guarantee.*
email any questions or comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org