In the wake of the March decision issued by the US Supreme Court in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v., LLC, there has been heightened interest in the "preregistration" provisions of the Copyright Act, by which certain works can be protected before the Copyright Office acts on a formal copyright application. The article explains the preregistration process, the types of works that may be eligible for preregistration and the scope of potential protection that preregistration may provide.

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