Copyright Registration in Albuquerque, NM

copyright on computer screenAs a professional, you have built your name on your work and reputation. When someone attempts to claim your work as their own, you have a right to fight back and claim what is rightfully yours. Our Albuquerque law firm has experience protecting the interests and rights of our clients from those who are infringing on their copyright.

Property Eligible to be Copyrighted

At the time of creation into a tangible form, your intellectual property may be automatically copyrighted. Federal copyright registration laws serve to officially announce the protection of original works and authorship from those who would unrightfully claim the property as their own. Common property that is protected under copyright registration includes, but is not limited to:

  • Poetry, short stories or novels
  • Movies
  • Songs
  • Photographs
  • Drawings
  • Computer software
  • Architecture

Usually, property created by you and subject to copyright is exclusively your own for your entire lifetime, plus 70 years. If the work is published as an anonymous person or under a pseudonym, the copyright generally extends for 95 years after publication. Copyright laws do not protect trademarks, slogans or intellectual ideas from use by others, but there may be other ways to safeguard them.

Contact our Copyright Lawyers Today for Legal Protection

When someone has infringed upon your copyright, a lawyer from Business Law Southwest, LLC can help. The only way to legally force someone to stop using your property is to sue them. Our Albuquerque copyright attorneys can take the person infringing on your copyright to court to fight to recover damages, court costs, and lawyer fees on your behalf. Contact our copyright attorneys today to protect what is rightfully yours.

Call 505-848-8581 today to schedule your free consultation with an experienced New Mexico copyright attorney.

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