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55 Protecting your work:




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This article is from the Stand-up Comedy FAQ, by Steven Rosenthal and Steve Silberberg (stevebo@onramp.net) with numerous contributions by others.

55 Protecting your work:

1. How to copyright your work:

Copyright FAQ site:
ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/ca/carrollt/law/copyright/faq/

Or, get a form TX (free from your local public library) and fill it
out. Send it, with $20 to:

The Register of Copyrights
Library of Congress: (http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/)
Washington, D.C. 20559

Send it certified mail.

2. Register it with the Writer's Guild. $20 per script for non-members.

Writer's Guild of America, East, Inc.
555 West 57th Street
NY, NY. 10019
Herb Sargent-President
(212) 767-7800

Writer's Guild of America, West, Inc.
8955 Beverly Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048
(310) 550-1000 Ext. 502

To register by mail, send an unbound loose leaf copy of your script
along with a cover letter requesting registration. Include your name,
Social Security Number, return address, and phone number. Send it
certified or registered mail to:
Writer's Guild of America, West, Inc.
7000 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048


 

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