On Notice, Not Claimed: The Role of the Copyright Registration System

Vol. 7 No. 3

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Pamela S. Chestek is the principal of Chestek Legal in Raleigh, North Carolina. She counsels creative communities on brand, marketing, and copyright matters.

In the United States, you have to register your copyright before you can bring a copyright infringement lawsuit. True, it isn’t required in a strict sense—there are exceptions1—but in almost all cases a registration is a precondition to filing suit.

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