Quote Originally Posted by kintatsu View Post
This is not true. You own the copyright the instant an image is created. You can sue for actual, provable, economic losses. You will only receive those funds that you can prove are losses, plus legal fees.

If you register, the court can award punitive damages above economic losses. You can register multiple images, even online. Registration provides added benefits, as well.

Check out the copyright site, they have all the information you need.
it IS true ...
court system will no longer see copyright-cases where there is no proof-registration
this is what a consulted-lawyer told me and what someone at the ASMP told me 8 years ago.

you are welcome to try but you won't get far.