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.
To read the full story on AllBusiness.com, click here
Want to improve the way you run your business? Entrepreneurs, academics, and consultants from diverse industries offer practical advice on a variety of topics each business day.
To submit a tip for consideration, first check our archive of previous tips to make sure you're not repeating a tip someone has already contributed. Then send the tip to Small Business channel contributor Michelle Dammon Loyalka. Because of the volume of material she receives, she may not respond to each individual.