The pros and cons of registering photo and music copyrights as a collection or group

For a prolific artist, photographer or musician, trying to register a copyright for each creative piece separately can be expensive and time-consuming. The option to protect entire collections of work as a group offers enticing savings in time and cost. But this option comes with important restrictions every artist needs to be aware of.

This article is for informational purposes. This content is not legal advice, it is the expression of the author and has not been evaluated by LegalZoom for accuracy or changes in the law.


updated November 28, 2023 · 6min read

David Ludwig, Esq.

by David Ludwig, Esq.

David Ludwig is a partner with Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig. His practice focuses on civil litigation in the areas of ...


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