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This is a slightly more complicated question than you may think. Generally speaking one cannot copyright titles, short phrases, slogans or terms such as an acronym.
However if your Acronym is integral top your book, so that it is part and parcel of the work, the copyright may extend to it, at least to some degree.
However, it generally more useful to protect an acronym through the use of the Trademark. A Trademark is used to identify and protect goods and services. You will find that many authors expand the protection of their intellectual property through the use of trademarks. In this way the term, phrase, character name, become more than part of the story. For example a comic story or movie about a talking mouse may be protected from copying by another in the context of the story. But the name Mickey Mouse, or the phrase Magic Kingdom evoke more than just the stories, but rather the entire Disney experience and brand. Thus the Trademark is used to protect those phrases because they are tied to the larger intellectual property.
In this way the Trademark is important for protecting the merchandising of products and services that tie into the book. In that regard it can be argued that the Trademark may be more valuable.
Therefore, it is more likely that the trademark of the acronym will better serve your purpose.
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