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if i have self-publish a book with a self-publishing company

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if i have self-publish a book with a self-publishing company and have now dissolve my services with that company but want to publish book as an E-book on my own? can i be name as the publisher of my book?


If you registered a copyright for the manuscript in your company's name, then you would have to assign the copyright registration to yourself and then register the assignment with the U.S. Copyright Office -- before you dissolve the company.

If you registered the copyright for the manuscript in your own name, or you have never registered a copyright at all, then you remain the owner of the copyright, and you can simply dissolve the company, because the company does not own any rights in the manuscript.

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