Frequent questions

Copyright FAQs - answers to common questions and misconceptions about copyright.
Can logos be registered and how copyright protects logos? Logo copyright is the subject of many enquiries we receive. This page deals with the common questions surrounding this subject.
Copyright and names: Understanding the rules covering names, why copyright does not apply, and what protection is available
Copyright titles: Understanding the rules covering names, why copyright does not apply, and what protection is available
Answers to the most commonly asked questions about copyright registration
Upload notes relating to online copyright registration. Advice on file types, speed, file size, verification, security, etc. and tips to save time and avoid problems.
Commonly asked questions relating to our online copyright registration services.
Answers to frequently asked questions about postal applications
Domain Names: Understanding the rules covering names, why copyright does not apply, and what protection is available
We are often asked if it is possible to copyright ideas or protect concepts. This page explains what can and cannot be protected.
Registration guidance - registering a number of related items as a single collective copyright work.
Registration guidance. Registering copyright works written by many authors - i.e. musical bands or groups.
How to register an update to an existing copyright registration.
For maximum protection, registration should be carried out before the work becomes available for others to see; i.e. before you publish your work online, or send it to publishers, agents, etc.