Copyright Preregistration

Copyright preregistration is beneficial if:

there is a likelihood that someone may infringe the work before it is released, and

the work has been started but is not finished.

Preregistration is available only if:

the work is unpublished, and

creation of the work has begun, and

the work is being prepared for commercial distribution, and

the work is one of the following: a motion picture, musical work, sound recording, computer program, book or advertising photograph.