While many have created some kind of work that deserves copyright protection, few understand the process for registering and protecting a copyright. Copyright law offers protection for a wide range of works. Although written works are well known to be copyrightable, copyright protection also extends to original works of authorship such as photographs, sculptures, musical compositions, sound recordings and choreographic works. Learn more about the protection offered by a copyright, what kind of works can be copyrighted, the reasons to register your work, and more.