When you register a copyright on Binded it is recorded on the blockchain. We also give you the option to register with the U.S. Copyright Office(USCO) for extra protection

Register

Select the images you want to upload from your computer. 

Drag & drop

You also can drag & drop from the Dashboard. 

Review

Check the details of your images to make sure you're registering the right ones. You can customize the title.

Check the boxes

Checkmark the boxes to confirm you're the author and want to register with the USCO. 

Setup

When you register with the USCO for the first time, we collect information necessary for the registration. Including personal information like your address and credit card details

Payment 

Then you enter your payment info and click to pay the USCO fee. The fee is $35 for a single image or $55 for a batch of images, plus credit card processing fees. We don’t profit from your registration.

Submit to USCO

We take your information and fill out the application with the USCO on your behalf. The process is usually done within a few hours during weekdays. On the weekend it takes longer because the USCO website is closed.

Confirmation

We send you a record by email once they’ve received your application. In 6–8 months, if approved, you’ll receive an official U.S. Copyright certificate in the mail.

One click copyright

After setup, you can one click register copyrights with the U.S. Copyright Office using Binded.  

Limitations

There are several limitations to how this feature currently works. Please review before registering copyrights with the U.S. Copyright Office.


Info on the Binded Help Center is not legal advice. If you have legal questions you should ask an attorney. 

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