While your work is usually protected under U.S. law, if there is a legal dispute over your characters or any element of your book, you will need to possess copyright before you can file a case. If you wish to avoid this situation, then yes, you will need the copyright of a book.
It will last for your entire life, with an additional seventy years.
We take the stress out of the copyright equation. With us, you can be sure your work will be registered without you worrying about the details.
You can either visit the U.S. Copyright Office website and submit your application there or hire us instead!
If you are doing this on your own, it will cost you $45. If you are requesting our help, our pricing is different. Please contact us for more details.