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Copyright Registration

CLIENTS OFTEN COME TO US AND APPEALS REGARDING THE INFRINGEMENT OF THEIR COPYRIGHT ON SITES, MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS, PICTURES, POEMS AND OTHER WORKS IN THE FIELD OF SCIENCE, LITERATURE AND ARTS. IN ORDER TO COUNTERACT AND PREVENT THE VIOLATIONS BY THE INFRINGERS, COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

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Required documents

  • Passport data of the applicant (1.2 pp and registration);
  • Power of attorney (not notarized) form of power of attorney for the registration of industrial designs, our specialists themselves fill and send you in electronic form;
  • Certificate of incorporation (or extract) - for legal entity.

Service cost

The specified price of copyright registration may vary depending on the complexity and volume of the claimed work.

The service includes

  • Free detailed advice on copyright registration.
  • Preparation and submission of application materials for copyright registration.
  • Legal support in document management related to copyright registration of throughout the term of such registration.
  • Obtaining a patent for copyright and transferring it to the customer.

Additional Information

Protected by copyright? What to protect by copyright?

Objects of copyright are works in the field of science, literature and art, namely: 

  • §  Literary and artistic works (novels, poems, lectures, dramatic and choreographic works, musical works, audiovisual works, photographic works, translations, adaptations of works, etc.);
  • §  Computer programs;
  • §  Compilations of data (databases), if they are the result of intellectual activity in the selection or streamlining of their constituent parts;
  • §  Other works.


It must be remembered that copyright protects only the form and not the essence of the work. Thus, copyright protection does not cover ideas, theories, principles, methods, procedures, processes, systems, methods, concepts, discoveries, even if they are expressed, described, explained, illustrated in the work.

When does copyright arise?

Copyright arises from the moment the work is created by the author, regardless of the level of completeness of the work. In fact, the copyright to the site, photos, music, pictures, etc. arise at the time the author creates these objects and act throughout his life and for 70 years after his death. 

Copyright mark. Designation of copyright

To notify about hisher copyright, the author can use the copyright protection symbol - so-called "copyright". Such a sign consists of the Latin letter "C" surrounded by a circle, the name of the person who has copyright and the year of the first publication is noted nearby.

Copyright registration

Copyright registration is not a mandatory procedure. As mentioned above, the right to work arises from the moment the work was created, but still we recommend you to contact our specialists in order to carry out appropriate registration actions in a proper way.

Advantages of copyright registration:

  • §  Obtaining a Copyright Certificate;
  • §  The possibility to prove for the licensee your copyright for the conclusion of the agreements (Licensing, on alienation, etc.);
  • §  Ensuring a positive consideration of the dispute in the subjective approach of the relevant bodies (Courts, Ministry of the interior of Ukraine, Prosecutor‘s Office, etc.).

Copyright protection

Copyright protection is a necessary measure of the author aimed at counteracting and preventing violations by unscrupulous competitors. Quite often clients appeal about violation of their copyrights to sites (graphic, test and software content), violation of copyrights to music, photos and stuff. To prevent such violations, it is necessary to apply for clarifications to specialists of our company in advance. Thus, you can be sure that your copyrights are properly protected. 



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