Stash that script
HOW DO YOU safeguard your copyright on a script or treatment? Or discourage clients nicking the ideas in it?
Registering your script can help. The NUJ has approved the system offered by The Script Vault, run by Fred Lawless, a member of the Writers' Guild.
The Script Vault provides a registration and deposit service that will register authorship of the script and establish when it was written. For just £6 a script can be deposited at the Vault for six years. Original work, including scripts, synopses, treatments, manuscripts, video, CDs and tapes, can be registered.
Further information is available at www.thescriptvault.com