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Ownership - How can I prove I am the copyright owner?



Your own statement that you are the copyright owner will generally be sufficient.

However, if there is a dispute about who created something or about ownership of copyright in a work that canít be sorted out by negotiation, it may need to be resolved by a court. A court will consider all relevant evidence, including written and oral agreements, evidence of the parties and of witnesses, previous drafts, sketches, working drawings etc.

A copyright notice on the work may be relevant to the issue of ownership but will not necessarily prove ownership.




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