A mark showing when an original work was first put into fixed form. Although the Berne Convention does not require a copyright notice on works created after 1989, one should affix copyright information to all original work. This can be done by including three pieces of information: The symbol ©, or the word Copyrighted, or the abbreviation "Copr." The year of original publication (this includes posting to the Web). The name of the author. For example: "© 2002 by John Smith."
A mark showing when an original work was first put into fixed form, such as . While the Berne Convention eliminated the need for copyright notice on works created after 1989, it is recommended to include copyright notice on all original works. The accepted format for copyright notice is either the , or the word Copyrighted, followed by the year of original publication, and the author's name. I.e. 2002 by Edward Jones.
a legal statement but it does not state who is (are) the actual author(s) of the work