Q: Can you copyright a children book in another name but still be paid a check in real name by store owner?
Rough background and other family members wants privacy.
A: The short answer is YES. It is perfectly fine and common for authors to be identified by pseudonyms (for instance, Dr. Seuss was actually Theodor Seuss Geisel). The copyright in the book by a pseudonymous author is registered in the author's real name, and legal transactions such as licensing are conducted in the author's real name.
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