What is copyright?

How long does copyright last?

Do I need permission to use the work of another?

Who owns works created at CUNY?

How do I register my work?

A work does not have to be registered with the Copyright Office in order to be protected by the Copyright Law, but there are advantages, such as the right to statutory damages and attorneys fees if your work is infringed. The Copyright Office’s Registration page has information and forms.

Other copyright resources at CUNY

Copyright resources at other universities