Why should I register my work if copyright protection is automatic?
Additional benefits of registration and details can be found on page five of Circular 1: Copyright Basics.
How do I register a work?
Registration requires a completed application (online or by mail), fee payment, and the deposit of a complete copy of the work. The process is detailed in Circular 2: Copyright Registration, and a list and description of fees is available in Circular 4: Copyright Office Fees.