The moment you write a song and affix it (record it, write it down), you own it. Your Intellectual Property is protected by convention in over 160 countries. Registering Copyright in Canada is not required.
However, what is needed on occasion, is evidence. There is Copyright infringement happening every day and cases are often fought in court. In order for songwriters to protect their Copyright, they sometimes need to prove their ownership with as much certainty as possible.
The most effective evidence is digitally time-stamped files by an independent, third-party, arms-length organization with no vested interest in the copyright. That’s us.
Indie Pool offers simple, effective, affordable, email-based Copyright evidencing.
Artists email a private address, which prompts our servers to time-stamp, mirror, back up, store and create a printable certificate. Please ask an Artist Rep for a free credit to try it out.