The company copyrights all software and documentation using a standard copyright message placed on all documentation and software programs. ITSW109-3 SOFTWARE COPYRIGHT NOTICE may be used as a guide. The Software Copyright Notice Template states that the information is confidential and a proprietary trade secret of the company and may not be copied, distributed, published, or disclosed without express prior written permission.
Copyrights should be filed with the U.S. Copyright Office within 90 days of each new release using US Copyright Office Form TX. The first release should be noted as an original work and each subsequent release should be noted as a derivative work of the original release.