Title 37

Volume 1 CHAPTER II SUBCHAP A

Subchapter A - Copyright Office And Procedures

37:1.0.2.6.1PART 200
PART 200 [RESERVED]
37:1.0.2.6.2PART 201
PART 201 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.1SECTION 201.1
     201.1 Communication with the Copyright Office.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.2SECTION 201.2
     201.2 Information given by the Copyright Office.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.3SECTION 201.3
     201.3 Fees for registration, recordation, and related services, special services, and services performed by the Licensing Division.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.4SECTION 201.4
     201.4 Recordation of transfers and other documents pertaining to copyright.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.5SECTION 201.5
     201.5 [Reserved]
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.6SECTION 201.6
     201.6 Payment and refund of Copyright Office fees.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.7SECTION 201.7
     201.7 Cancellation of completed registrations.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.8SECTION 201.8
     201.8 Disruption of postal or other transportation or communication services.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.9SECTION 201.9
     201.9 [Reserved]
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.10SECTION 201.10
     201.10 Notices of termination of transfers and licenses.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.11SECTION 201.11
     201.11 Satellite carrier statements of account covering statutory licenses for secondary transmissions.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.12SECTION 201.12
     201.12 Recordation of certain contracts by cable systems located outside of the forty-eight contiguous States.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.13SECTION 201.13
     201.13 Notices of objection to certain noncommercial performances of nondramatic literary or musical works.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.14SECTION 201.14
     201.14 Warnings of copyright for use by certain libraries and archives.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.15SECTION 201.15
     201.15 [Reserved]
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.16SECTION 201.16
     201.16 Verification of a Statement of Account for secondary transmissions made by cable systems and satellite carriers.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.17SECTION 201.17
     201.17 Statements of Account covering compulsory licenses for secondary transmissions by cable systems.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.18SECTION 201.18
     201.18 Notice of intention to obtain a compulsory license for making and distributing phonorecords of nondramatic musical works.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.19SECTION 201.19-201.21
     201.19-201.21 [Reserved]
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.20SECTION 201.22
     201.22 Advance notices of potential infringement of works consisting of sounds, images, or both.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.21SECTION 201.23
     201.23 Transfer of unpublished copyright deposits to the Library of Congress.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.22SECTION 201.24
     201.24 Warning of copyright for software lending by nonprofit libraries.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.23SECTION 201.25
     201.25 Visual Arts Registry.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.24SECTION 201.26
     201.26 Recordation of documents pertaining to computer shareware and donation of public domain computer software.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.25SECTION 201.27
     201.27 Initial notice of distribution of digital audio recording devices or media.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.26SECTION 201.28
     201.28 Statements of Account for digital audio recording devices or media.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.27SECTION 201.29
     201.29 Access to, and confidentiality of, Statements of Account, Verification Auditor's Reports, and other verification information filed in the Copyright Office for digital audio recording devices or media.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.28SECTION 201.30
     201.30 Verification of Statements of Account.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.29SECTION 201.31
     201.31 Procedures for closing out royalty payments accounts in accordance with the Audio Home Recording Act.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.30SECTION 201.32
     201.32 [Reserved]
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.31SECTION 201.33
     201.33 Procedures for filing Notices of Intent to Enforce a restored copyright under the Uruguay Round Agreements Act.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.32SECTION 201.34
     201.34 Procedures for filing Correction Notices of Intent to Enforce a Copyright Restored under the Uruguay Round Agreements Act.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.33SECTION 201.35
     201.35 Schedules of pre-1972 sound recordings.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.34SECTION 201.36
     201.36 Notices of contact information for transmitting entities publicly performing pre-1972 sound recordings.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.35SECTION 201.37
     201.37 Noncommercial use of pre-1972 sound recordings.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.36SECTION 201.38
     201.38 Designation of agent to receive notification of claimed infringement.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.37SECTION 201.39
     201.39 Notice to Libraries and Archives of Normal Commercial Exploitation or Availability at Reasonable Price.
37:1.0.2.6.2.0.228.38SECTION 201.40
     201.40 Exemptions to prohibition against circumvention.
37:1.0.2.6.3PART 202
PART 202 - PREREGISTRATION AND REGISTRATION OF CLAIMS TO COPYRIGHT
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.1SECTION 202.1
     202.1 Material not subject to copyright.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.2SECTION 202.2
     202.2 Copyright notice.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.3SECTION 202.3
     202.3 Registration of copyright.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.4SECTION 202.4
     202.4 Group registration.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.5SECTION 202.5
     202.5 Reconsideration Procedure for Refusals to Register.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.6SECTION 202.6
     202.6 Supplementary registration.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.7SECTION 202.7-202.9
     202.7-202.9 [Reserved]
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.8SECTION 202.10
     202.10 Pictorial, graphic, and sculptural works.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.9SECTION 202.11
     202.11 Architectural works.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.10SECTION 202.12
     202.12 Restored copyrights.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.11SECTION 202.13
     202.13 Secure tests.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.12SECTION 202.14-202.15
     202.14-202.15 [Reserved]
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.13SECTION 202.16
     202.16 Preregistration of copyrights.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.14SECTION 202.17
     202.17 Renewals.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.15SECTION 202.18
     202.18 Access to electronic works.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.16SECTION 202.19
     202.19 Deposit of published copies or phonorecords for the Library of Congress.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.17SECTION 202.20
     202.20 Deposit of copies and phonorecords for copyright registration.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.18SECTION 202.21
     202.21 Deposit of identifying material instead of copies.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.19SECTION 202.22
     202.22 Acquisition and deposit of unpublished audio and audiovisual transmission programs.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.20SECTION 202.23
     202.23 Full term retention of copyright deposits.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.21SECTION 202.24
     202.24 Deposit of published electronic works available only online.
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.22.3APPENDIX Appendix A
  Appendix A to Part 202 - Technical Guidelines Regarding Sound Physical Condition
37:1.0.2.6.3.0.228.22.4APPENDIX Appendix B
  Appendix B to Part 202 - “Best Edition” of Published Copyrighted Works for the Collections of the Library of Congress
37:1.0.2.6.4PART 203
PART 203 - FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.228SUBJGRP 228
  Organization
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.228.1SECTION 203.1
     203.1 General.
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     203.2 Authority and functions.
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.228.3SECTION 203.3
     203.3 Organization.
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.229SUBJGRP 229
  Procedures
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.229.4SECTION 203.4
     203.4 Proactive disclosure of Office records.
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.229.5SECTION 203.5
     203.5 Requirements for making requests.
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.229.6SECTION 203.6
     203.6 Responsibility for responding to requests.
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.229.7SECTION 203.7
     203.7 Timing of responses to requests.
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.229.8SECTION 203.8
     203.8 Responses to requests.
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.229.9SECTION 203.9
     203.9 Administrative appeals.
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.229.10SECTION 203.10
     203.10 Preservation of records.
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.230SUBJGRP 230
  Charges for Responding to FOIA Requests
37:1.0.2.6.4.0.230.11SECTION 203.11
     203.11 Fees.
37:1.0.2.6.5PART 204
PART 204 - PRIVACY ACT: POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
37:1.0.2.6.5.0.231.1SECTION 204.1
     204.1 Purposes and scope.
37:1.0.2.6.5.0.231.2SECTION 204.2
     204.2 Definitions.
37:1.0.2.6.5.0.231.3SECTION 204.3
     204.3 General policy.
37:1.0.2.6.5.0.231.4SECTION 204.4
     204.4 Procedure for notification of the existence of records pertaining to individuals.
37:1.0.2.6.5.0.231.5SECTION 204.5
     204.5 Procedures for requesting access to records.
37:1.0.2.6.5.0.231.6SECTION 204.6
     204.6 Fees.
37:1.0.2.6.5.0.231.7SECTION 204.7
     204.7 Request for correction or amendment of records.
37:1.0.2.6.5.0.231.8SECTION 204.8
     204.8 Appeal of refusal to correct or amend an individual's record.
37:1.0.2.6.5.0.231.9SECTION 204.9
     204.9 Judicial review.
37:1.0.2.6.6PART 205
PART 205 - LEGAL PROCESSES
37:1.0.2.6.6.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Provisions
37:1.0.2.6.6.1.231.1SECTION 205.1
     205.1 Definitions.
37:1.0.2.6.6.1.231.2SECTION 205.2
     205.2 Address for mail and service; telephone number.
37:1.0.2.6.6.1.231.3SECTION 205.3
     205.3 Waiver of rules.
37:1.0.2.6.6.1.231.4SECTION 205.4
     205.4 Relationship of this part to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure.
37:1.0.2.6.6.1.231.5SECTION 205.5
     205.5 Scope of this part related to Copyright Office duties under title 17 of the U.S. Code.
37:1.0.2.6.6.1.231.6SECTION 205.6-205.10
     205.6-205.10 [Reserved]
37:1.0.2.6.6.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Service of Process
37:1.0.2.6.6.2.231.1SECTION 205.11
     205.11 Scope and purpose.
37:1.0.2.6.6.2.231.2SECTION 205.12
     205.12 Process served on the Register of Copyrights or an employee in his or her official capacity.
37:1.0.2.6.6.2.231.3SECTION 205.13
     205.13 Complaints served on the Register of Copyrights pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 411(a).
37:1.0.2.6.6.2.231.4SECTION 205.14
     205.14 Court requests to the Register of Copyrights pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 411(b)(2).
37:1.0.2.6.6.2.231.5SECTION 205.15
     205.15 Court notices to the Register of Copyrights pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 508.
37:1.0.2.6.6.2.231.6SECTION 205.16-205.20
     205.16-205.20 [Reserved]
37:1.0.2.6.6.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Testimony By Employees and Production of Documents in Legal Proceedings in Which the Office Is Not a Party
37:1.0.2.6.6.3.231.1SECTION 205.21
     205.21 Scope and purpose.
37:1.0.2.6.6.3.231.2SECTION 205.22
     205.22 Production of documents and testimony.
37:1.0.2.6.6.3.231.3SECTION 205.23
     205.23 Scope of testimony.
37:1.0.2.6.7PART 210
PART 210 - COMPULSORY LICENSE FOR MAKING AND DISTRIBUTING PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL PHONORECORDS OF NONDRAMATIC MUSICAL WORKS
37:1.0.2.6.7.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - Blanket Compulsory License, Mechanical Licensing Collective, and Digital Licensee Coordinator
37:1.0.2.6.7.1.231.1SECTION 210.1
     210.1 Designation of the Mechanical Licensing Collective and Digital Licensee Coordinator.
37:1.0.2.6.7.1.231.2SECTION 210.2-210.10
     210.2-210.10 [Reserved]
37:1.0.2.6.7.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Royalties and Statements of Account Under Non-Blanket Compulsory License
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.1SECTION 210.11
     210.11 General.
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.2SECTION 210.12
     210.12 Definitions.
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.3SECTION 210.13
     210.13 Accounting requirements where sales revenue is “recognized.”
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.4SECTION 210.14
     210.14 Accounting requirements for offsetting phonorecord reserves with returned phonorecords.
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.5SECTION 210.15
     210.15 Situations in which a compulsory licensee is barred from maintaining reserves.
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.6SECTION 210.16
     210.16 Monthly statements of account.
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.7SECTION 210.17
     210.17 Annual statements of account.
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.8SECTION 210.18
     210.18 Documentation.
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.9SECTION 210.19
     210.19 Harmless errors.
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.10SECTION 210.20
     210.20 Statements required for limitation on liability for digital music providers for the transition period prior to the license availability date.
37:1.0.2.6.7.2.231.11SECTION 210.21
     210.21 Record companies using individual download licenses.
37:1.0.2.6.8PART 211
PART 211 - MASK WORK PROTECTION
37:1.0.2.6.8.0.231.1SECTION 211.1
     211.1 General provisions.
37:1.0.2.6.8.0.231.2SECTION 211.2
     211.2 Recordation of documents pertaining to mask works.
37:1.0.2.6.8.0.231.3SECTION 211.3
     211.3 Mask work fees.
37:1.0.2.6.8.0.231.4SECTION 211.4
     211.4 Registration of claims of protection in mask works.
37:1.0.2.6.8.0.231.5SECTION 211.5
     211.5 Deposit of identifying material.
37:1.0.2.6.8.0.231.6SECTION 211.6
     211.6 Methods of affixation and placement of mask work notice.
37:1.0.2.6.8.0.231.7SECTION 211.7
     211.7 Reconsideration procedure for refusals to register.
37:1.0.2.6.9PART 212
PART 212 - PROTECTION OF VESSEL DESIGNS
37:1.0.2.6.9.0.231.1SECTION 212.1
     212.1 Scope.
37:1.0.2.6.9.0.231.2SECTION 212.2
     212.2 Fees.
37:1.0.2.6.9.0.231.3SECTION 212.3
     212.3 Registration of claims for protection of eligible designs.
37:1.0.2.6.9.0.231.4SECTION 212.4
     212.4 Affixation and placement of design notice.
37:1.0.2.6.9.0.231.5SECTION 212.5
     212.5 Recordation of distinctive identification of vessel designer.
37:1.0.2.6.9.0.231.6SECTION 212.6
     212.6 Recordation of transfers and other documents.
37:1.0.2.6.9.0.231.7SECTION 212.7
     212.7 Reconsideration procedure for refusals to register.
37:1.0.2.6.9.0.231.8SECTION 212.8
     212.8 Correction of errors in certificates of registration.