You can wait until an infringement, but it will have a serious impact on any financial recovery. It is important to remember that you are qualified for a substantially larger award if published works are registered within three months of publication, and if nonpublished work is registered prior to an infringement. In addition, registration allows for the award of attorney`s fees.
In addition, compared to other intellectual property copyright registration is relatively cheap at $30.00!
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified intellectual property lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local intellectual property attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.