The resources below provide wonderful information about all areas of copyright law. They cover a range of subjects, from how you get a copyright to begin with, how you can register your copyright with the Copyright Office and what that means, all the way to information about copyright infringement and enforcement. If you dig around these sites and keep exploring, you’ll gain all kinds of very useful information, regardless of whether you ultimately need to hire a copyright lawyer or not.
United States Copyright Office
- U.S. Copyright Office website homepage
- U.S. Copyright Office “Copyright Basics” PDF
- Other free PDFs from the Copyright Office about specific areas of copyright law
- Copyright Office FAQs on copyright law