Frequently Asked Questions and Answers from Termly’s Legal Experts

Is a copyright notice necessary?

No, a copyright notice is not necessary. Copyright protection automatically applies to original works as soon as they’re created, so a copyright notice is not required. However, adding a copyright notice could be useful for declaring your rights as the creator and deterring copyright infringement.

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Add a copyright notice as an extra layer of protection.

Although it’s not necessary, a copyright notice or copyright disclaimer serves as a clear
warning for others not to use your works without permission.

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