Save Your Elvis!

I just found this on BoingBoing, I had no idea people would even try to do this. Evidently so many people have that the Copyright Office even has an FAQ devoted to Elvis Sightings.

From the Copyright Office website:

How do I protect my sighting of Elvis?
Copyright law does not protect sightings. However, copyright law will protect your photo (or other depiction) of your sighting of Elvis. File your claim to copyright online by means of the electronic Copyright Office (eCO). Pay the fee online and attach a copy of your photo. Or, go to the Copyright Office website, fill in Form CO, print it, and mail it together with your photo and fee. For more information on registration a copyright, see SL-35. No one can lawfully use your photo of your sighting, although someone else may file his own photo of his sighting. Copyright law protects the original photograph, not the subject of the photograph.

It says nothing about how to protect that potato chip I have with a picture of Richard Nixon on it.

Copyright Office link to Elvis FAQ.

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