How Much of Your Web Site Should You Copyright or Trademark?

Posted by: Rod Kurtz on August 29, 2007

Generally speaking, copyright is a form of ownership that applies to the text, graphics, design, and other content on your Web site. As long as you have an ownership claim on all of the content on your site, you also automatically hold a copyright on that content. You don’t have to register your copyright with the government to protect it, although doing so is necessary to take legal action against others who violate your copyright.

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