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I am interested in starting a subscription website that will allow music artist to market themselves and sale their music. I have not started marketing my website yet. Is it possible to copyright my idea ?
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You cannot copyright an idea, you can only copyright an actual tangible original work. Thus, you would have to actually create your idea an then you could copyright it.


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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
So, once I have the website up and running that is when I can copyright the work? Or can I do it once I have the domain name registered?
IP Lawyer: Law Educator, Esq., Lawyer replied 6 years ago
It does not have to be up and running, it needs to at least be designed and ready to launch.
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