Answered By: Laura Sider
Last Updated: Mar 09, 2017     Views: 195

Q: How do I find out who owns the copyright for a book or other creative work?
Answered by: Laura Sider

Look for the copyright notice, if there is one (generally there is in a published book).  That gives the name of the copyright holder.  Typically it is the author but may even be the publisher.  If the copyright holder is deceased, it may be his/her heirs or estate.  There are several resources online to search for copyright holders:

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