How do I get copyright protection for my work?
Getting copyright protection is actually quite straightforward. The US Copyright Office explains that your artistic work is copyrighted “the moment it is created and fixed in a tangible form,” which means, basically: your work is copyrighted the moment it’s created. Publication—whether by a record label, a newspaper, or simply online—can help you prove infringement in the event it occurs
Should I register a copyright with the China government?
Since your work is copyrighted the moment it’s created, you might wonder what the purpose of the China Copyright Registry is. Simply put, registering your copyright is the surest way to prove authorship of your work and is a vital step if you want to bring an infringement lawsuit against another party. In fact, you can’t bring a lawsuit to court without registering.