The copyright registration service

Copyright Witness is a well established specialist in the area of copyright registration and protects thousands of works by individuals and companies across the globe.

The registration service

We offer a truly independent, reliable, fast and secure witnessing service for your work. The registration service provides the very best content and date evidence you need to prove copyright ownership and protect your work against infringement.

Our strict service standards and policies mean that you can be certain that your work is in safe hands.

Provision of evidence

In the event of any infringement of your work, we can provide evidence you can use to assist in your case. This may take the form of notification, certificates, or the production of a duplicate of the registered item to prove content.

Existing clients can access these services when required from the registration centre.

How do we compare?

The following chart depicts how the commonly sited alternatives compare to registering your work with Copyright Witness.

Table of comparison.
 Copyright Witness

Posting to


Bank or



envelope systems

Provides independent evidenceYesNoYesNo
Managed backupsYesNoNoNo
Always retains work for future disputesYesNoNoNo
All backups encryptedYesNot ApplicableNot ApplicableNo
Contractual contingency measures in placeYesNot ApplicableUnknownUnknown
Strict confidentialityYesNot ApplicableUnknownUnknown
Registration update facilityYesNoNoNo

Items marked Unknown we are unable to verify, or may depend on provider. Items marked Not Applicable are not relevant for the method assessed