Your country's copyright office.
Copyright protection is automatic; registration is not required.
In the United States you register with the federal Copyright Office (http://www.copyright.gov) in Washington D.C. If you are in another country you will have to check the copyright laws in your area.
Registration is not required for protection. If you wish to register anyway, you may do so through Access Copyright at the link below.
Works are protected by copyright as soon as they are "fixed." If you wish to register a work with the copyright office, you may do so.
It depends what country you are in.
No, but you can register it as a trademark.
It is not necessary to formally register your work with a Copyright Office for it to be protected.
You cannot copyright a business name, but you can register it as a trademark.
Registering a Copyright OnlineYes, you can. Go to this website: http://www.copyright.gov/forms/ which is the Electronic Copyright Office.
Works are automatically protected once they are fixed, but you can register your art with the copyright office if you wish.
The songs are automatically protected by copyright as soon as they are fixed (written down or recorded), but if you wish to register them with the copyright office, yes, you can register a group of works under one application.
No; you would want to register a name as a trademark.
No; protection is automatic and registration is not required.
In the US, copyright registration is currently $35 if you register online and $50 if you register by filing paper forms. See the link in the Related Links section for more details. Technically you're not required to register in order to obtain copyright, but registration is required to bring an infringement suit. If you want to be able to enforce your rights in court, you should register.
In the US, it's the Register of Copyrights. Most countries have a copyright office associated with the national library.
Neither registration nor notification is required for protection.
Copyright exists as soon as the book is finished and it is not necessary to formally register with the US copyright office before publication.
There is no requirement to register a copyright or to display a copyright notice for a work to be protected. Copyright protection is automatic, as soon as a work of sufficient originality is "fixed in a tangible medium, perceptible to human eye, machine reader or other device".However if you want or need the additional protection a formally registered copyright can provide, contact the copyright office in your country for the proper procedure and applicable fees.
You would not be able to copyright your surname; if you are using it in commerce, you may be able to register it as a trademark.
It is necessary to register your copyright, and yes, the logo helps but is not necessarily required.
The only way to register for a copyright in the US is through the Copyright Office within the Library of Congress. See the link below for information and forms.
You probably wouldn't want to copyright a product; you might want to trademark it, or (if it's revolutionary) apply for a patent.
It is automatically protected as soon as it is fixed, but you may register it with the Canadian Intellectual Copyright Office (link below).