Why OfficeCopyright.com ?
Because we are a specialized team on oath in our work and we are legally recognized for registering copyright, but also in the storage of all your creative work.
What’s the legal value of a creative work deposit by OfficeCopyright.com?
Our deposit system of creative work has already proved its efficiency to many clients who had to appeal to justice. Each trial has been won thanks to a OfficeCopyright.com
deposit, reliable and efficient. OfficeCopyright.com provides a certain date and an authentification by a bailiff deposit which allows to prove the anteriority and the belonging of the creative work.
• What files can I register?
Any file. Hint:
If your files are too large, compress them in a same file .zip, .rar, or .PDF.
Is there a maximum size for a deposit? NO.
Depending on your needs, we register and store any file, even if it's more convenient
to limit the size of your deposit for the web transfers.
Does the deposit prevent from counterfeiting your
creative work? NO.
None deposit prevent from counterfeiting. But, the bailiff deposit is a real legal
proof that can prove the anteriority of your creative work (thanks to a certain
date). It's essential to register any creative work if you wish to sue a counterfeiter.
However, the deposit proves the copyright deposit efficiency can be limited by the
fact a deposit registration helps to prove a design/creative work paternity, but
the right exists by the work existence itself. The deposit receipt helps proving,
but does not provides the right that already exists for an original work. Timestamp
witnesses your copyright and makes the link irrefutable between author, work and
Is my OfficeCopyright.com deposit valid abroad?
According to the Bern
Convention in 163 countries, the value of a deposit in one of these countries is automatically
extended to the other 162 countries.
Do I have to pay yearly to guarantee the validity
of my deposit? NO.
You pay just once the deposit of your creative work and you get a lifetime protection
(+70 years after the author death). The data storage at our bailiff is limited to
30 years because of the 30 years regulation that is said the maximum legal duration
of storage by a bailiff is 30 years. At a notary, the dutation is naturally longer.
Can I modify a deposit content after registration?
A deposit provides a proof of anteriority sealed on your creative work by a certain
date and a bailiff deposit on your file to register. That is what makes OfficeCopyright.com
efficient and credible.
Why are our rates so low (9.90€) whereas bailiff
or a notary deposit costs 20 times as expensive ?
the digital deposit to our bailiff is mutualized between all our clients. The cost
is shared. The digital deposit is reliable and checked by our bailiff who receives
simultaneously the deposits registered on our websites and validates legally your
creative works. The electronic timestamp provides you an anteriority proof with
a certain date and a bailiff stamp that allows you to use your deposits as a property
proof (no industrial) before the court.
How to make a declaration of originality?
Such declaration of originality allows you to build a complete file on your creative
work, containing your original work and an explanatory which justifies the common
knowledge at the registering time and what the competitors are doing in the similar
fields. That finally makes your deposit strong and allows to prove, during registration,
the originality of your creative work.
for your website.
What do I have to do if my website is counterfeited?
1. First of all, check if it's real copy (and not a simple resumption of some elements
that can look like to your creative work) before appealing to justice for counterfeiting.
2. Then, the copy has to be a published document and that everyone can access: these
are the main requirements to claim to be subjected to real harms.
3. If the copy is actually a published document that everyone can access, you can
start a legal action.
4.Send a registered mail to the counterfeiter, the mail must state that the counterfeiter
is using private/protected/copyrighted data and must stop immediately the spreading
of this information/content; if he refuses, you will have to appeal to justice.
5. If these requirements are gathered, you can contact us, we will inform you on
the way to follow.
Is it necessary to register for each upgrade of
your creative work? YES.
For an optimal protection, it's better to register each upgrade. In fact, the deposit
provides a certain date and then an anteriority proof, but it doesn't protect data
Hint : If your website needs to be update steadily, choose the
PREMIUM Plan allowing large number of updates.
• How to know if my plan fits my needs ?
If your website needs few or no updates, choose the BASIC plan.
If your website needs yearly changes (catalog changes, new products...), choose
the EVOLUTION plan.
If your website needs many updates (for instance dynamic content), choose the
Go to your account in order to register your updates
Can we sue someone who uses my copyrighted data (text, picture, creative content)
data reachable on my website, in order to use them for the benefit of himself ?
Anyone who uses your creative work, your database or your image without any
authorization, without your knowledge, your agreement or in case of information
theft, can be sued, in these cases, please contact us for more information.
• Do I have to register my whole website to be
protected ? NO
We advise to register and
protect only which is necessary: the more important the file is, the longer the
transfer will be on our servers.
Hint : if the whole content of your website is large,
send us your website on CD-ROM by registered mail.