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Subject:Re: Is your documentation copyrighted? From:Peter <pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com> To:Beth Friedman <bjf -at- wavefront -dot- com> Date:Wed, 26 Jan 2000 18:19:04 -0500
Beth Friedman wrote:
> >No, they are different. Copyright does not require any registration here
> >in the UK.
> No difference. That's also true here. The only reason to register
> copyright in the U.S. is if you're infringed upon and plan to sue for
> punitive damages.
Close, but not quite good enough for the cigar. The main reason for
registration is to put the world on notice that you own the copyright.
This avoids litigation.