When should I register my copyright?

When should I register my copyright?

Generally, there are three points in the life of a work at which copyright registration and revised registration makes the most sense:

(a) When you have finished a work and are prepared to start submitting it to theaters, festivals, agents, directors, producers or other theater professionals;
(b) When after substantial changes have been incorporated into your work; and
(c) When a work is published. (The publisher will usually register the published version of the work in your name.)

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