If you have been rubbing your head (or in another place) wondering if the joined States Copyright Office has ever obtained or processed your application, you may be boosted to understand that on August 15, 2011, I received my authorized credentials of Registration for the "I Am the town" song. This was a 3+ year submission method, and although it was a long one, I would like to encourage my young person "creatives" to proceed through the shifts and not fright if you do not get an direct answer.
Folks, there is no conspiracy idea here and I am here to confirm that it is highly unlikely that your copyright submission did not get lost in the posted letters. The cold, hard reality about copyrights is that it really does take that long occasionally. My recommendation is -- don't begrudge it, just design ahead and apply as shortly as likely. brain you, I utilised snail posted letters and no solicitor. Yes, I do have a favorite localizedized solicitor, Patrick O'Fiel, P.C., but no use using up my good turns. The "word on the street" states that a copyright answer is much very quicker now; as very quick as a year and a half if you request online. Copyright Enforcement Group
If you have finished your due diligence and have a paper trail of declared and/or consignment confirmations, I am assured that you will finally get a response regarding your copyright submission. Admittedly, it might state, "Dear Dumbass -- You did it all wrong. You have 60 days to reply." At one issue, I did obtain a note rather like this. For the record, it's worth answering to and waiting for afresh -- the Library of assembly joined States Copyright agency absolutely dissected my submission to my advantage. They had direct inquiries that were pertinent to my case as well as a real person asmarked to my case who really marked the answer letter (and I am very astute at noticing graphically enhanced signatures). He even had a real communicate internet message and phone number!
Should you obtain a inquiry here on the way to receiving your copyright, don't overlook some kind of delivery confirmation. Deny the advocate to grab a Bud lightweight and "forget it, Man." At this issue, you are Dorothy with the glass slippers and there's no location like... your filing cabinet? Copyright Enforcement Group
No matter how long it takes, obtaining a copyright is the artist's "icing on the cake," the thing you toast to when you get it. If it is not a large-scale deal to you, don't worry, your nieces, nephews, and/or grandchildren will brag about it for you in the hereafter. It's a part of your legacy.
scribe remarks: Rights to duplicate the "I Am the Village" recital with or without lyrical revising may be bought by communicating firstname.lastname@example.org. Lead vocals are effortlessly interchangeable with permission. noted at Studio Gazelle. Copyright Enforcement Group
Some Cold, Hard Facts About Copyrights