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What eBook authors need to know about copyright [VID]

As an eBook author, you may have questions about copyright and about how to protect your digital content. You may also be asking whether you need to take legal steps to protect your eBook. I decided to check in with attorney Rachel Rodgers for some answers. Rachel specializes in business law for entrepreneurs and runs an online law practice, Rachel Rodgers Law Office.

In our discussion, Rachel tells us the steps you need to take to obtain copyright protection. We also talk about how to safeguard your rights to the revenue derived from your eBook.

Watch the video to learn about the legal steps you should be taking both during the writing process and once your eBook is complete. And most importantly, why.

And if you’d like to learn more about copyright and trademark and how to take care of the basic legal needs of a small business, I highly recommend Rachel’s workshop, The Online Entrepreneur’s Non-Confusing Guide to Business Law. The course is open for registration until Monday July 2nd. Don’t wait if you are interested. It’s a four-week online program and looks terrific. It’s also very reasonably priced.

Still have questions about copyright as it relates to eBooks? Let me know in the comments.

Here are a few of the URLs we mention in the video: US Copyright Office and US Patent & Trademark Office.

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