How To Copyright Books And Acquire An ISBN Number

This book will save several hours of research and help a reader quickly and easily learn the “best practices” of book copyrights to safeguard their "intellectual property." In 60 minutes you will understand your copyright protections, how to register your book with the U.S. Copyright office, satisfy the “mandatory deposit” requirement, and also acquire an ISBN number if you decide one is needed. This book will spell out exactly what you need to do, where you need to go to make it happen, and learn the step-by-step instructions for completing the tasks. Many authors are unaware of the critical importance of registering their book with the U.S. Copyright office within 3 months of publication. Establishing a public record of a work and when it was created by registering the work with the U.S. Copyright office within 3 months of publication offers legal remedies and awards the author may not be entitled to otherwise. TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword Chapter 1 - Is Your Book Automatically Copyrighted? Chapter 2 - Registration With The U.S. Copyright Office: The 3 Month Ticking Clock Chapter 3 - Have You “Infringed” On Another Party’s Copyright? Chapter 4 - Who Is The Author, The Claimant, And The Correspondent? Chapter 5 - What Are The Distinctions Between Copyright, Registration & Mandatory Deposit? Chapter 6 - How Does A Person Publish Under A Pen Name (Pseudonym) And / Or Remain Anonymous? Chapter 7 - What Searchable Information From Your Registration Is Open To The Public? Chapter 8 - Should You Self-Publish Your Book? Chapter 9 - Transfer Statements Chapter 10 - What Rights Come With A Copyright? Chapter 11 - What Is Fair Use? Chapter 12 - What Are Derivative Works? Chapter 13 - What Is Public Domain? Chapter 14 - How To Register Your Work Online At The U.S. Copyright Office’s Website Chapter 15 - What Are ISBN Numbers And How Is One Acquired? Chapter 16 - The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) / Digital Rights Management (DRM) Chapter 17 - U.S. Copyright Office Reference Sources Chapter 18 - Epilogue