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1117 Photographs at a Glance

 

1117 Photographs at a Glance

 

The following chart provides an overview of the similarities and differences between the group registration options for unpublished photographs, published photographs, contributions to periodicals, photographic databases, and unpublished works. For an in- depth discussion of these issues, see Group Registration of Photographs, 81 Fed. Reg. 86,643, 86,653-54 (Dec. 1, 2016).

 

For information concerning the specific requirements for these group registration options, see Sections 1106, 1110, 1112, and 1114.

 

Registration Group Group Group Group Group
Requirements Registration of Registration Registration of Registration of Registration of
  Unpublished of Published Contributions Photographic Unpublished
  Photographs Photographs to Periodicals Databases Works
Type of work Each work must Each work The claim may The database The claim may
  be a photograph must be a include literary may include include any type
    photograph works or visual photographs of work, but they
      art works, such and other types must be the same
      as photographs of content type of work (e.g.,
          six short stories,
          not two short
          stories, two
          poems, and two
          songs)
Application The applicant The applicant The applicant The applicant The applicant
requirements must use the must use the must submit the may use a paper must use the
  online online online application, or online application
  application application application may use the designated for
  designated for designated for designated for online group registration
  group group group application with of unpublished
  registration of registration of registration of prior works
  unpublished published contributions to authorization  
  photographs photographs periodicals from the Visual  
        Arts Division  
Number of The applicant The applicant No limit on the No limit on the The applicant may
photographs in may include up may include number of number of include up to ten
the application to 750 up to 750 works that may photographs that works in the
  photographs in photographs be included in may be included group
  the group. in the group. the group in the group  

 

Registration Group Group Group Group Group
Requirements Registration of Registration Registration of Registration of Registration of
  Unpublished of Published Contributions Photographic Unpublished
  Photographs Photographs to Periodicals Databases Works
Author All the All the All the works The photographs All the works
  photographs photographs must be created do not have to be must be created
  must be created must be by the same created by the by the same
  by the same created by the individual same author author or the
  author same author author   same co-authors
Claimant The claimant for The claimant The claimant for The claimant for The claimant for
  all the for all the all the works all the all the works must
  photographs photographs must be the photographs be the same
  must be the must be the same person or must be the same person or
  same person or same person organization person or organization
  organization or   organization  
    organization      
Work made for The The The works The photographs The works may be
hire photographs photographs cannot be may be created created as a work
  may be created may be created as a as a work made made for hire
  as a work made created as a work made for for hire  
  for hire work made hire    
    for hire      
Publication All the All the All the works All the All the works
  photographs in photographs must be photographs must be
  the group must in the group published must either be unpublished
  be unpublished must be   published or  
    published   unpublished  

 

Registration Requirements Group Registration of Unpublished Photographs Group Registration of Published Photographs Group Registration of Contributions to Periodicals Group Registration of Photographic Databases Group Registration of Unpublished Works
Publication n/a All the All the works All the n/a
within a twelve-   photographs must be photographs  
month period   must be published must be  
    published within a twelve- unpublished, or  
    within the month period they must be  
    same calendar (e.g., January 1, published within  
    year (e.g., 2010 through a three-month  
    January December 31, period within the  
    through 2010; February same calendar  
    December 1, 2011 through year  
    2011; January 31,    
    February 2012;    
    through June September 15,    
    2012; 2013 through    
    September September 14,    
    through 2014, etc.)    
    October 2013,      
    etc.)      
Date of n/a Applicant Applicant must See Section n/a
publication   must provide provide the 1112.8(D)  
    the month, month, day, and    
    day, and year year of    
    of publication publication for    
    for the each work    
    earliest and      
    most recently      
    published      
    photos in the      
    group, and the      
    month/year      
    of publication      
    for the rest of      
    the photos      
Medium of n/a The All the works The photographs n/a
publication   photographs must be first must be fixed or  
    may be first published as a published solely  
    published in contribution to in the form of  
    any medium a periodical machine-  
        readable copies  

 

Registration Requirements Group Registration of Unpublished Photographs Group Registration of Published Photographs Group Registration of Contributions to Periodicals Group Registration of Photographic Databases Group Registration of Unpublished Works
Deposit requirements One digital copy of each photograph One digital copy of each photograph One digital copy of (i) the specific page(s) from the periodical where the contribution was first published, or

(ii) the entire section of the newspaper where the contribution was first published, or

(iii) one digital copy of the entire periodical where the contribution was first published

See Section 1112.7(B) One digital copy of each work
Deposit submission Copies may be uploaded to the electronic registration system or submitted on a physical storage device Copies may be uploaded to the electronic registration system or submitted on a physical storage device Copies must be uploaded to the electronic registration system Copies may be uploaded to the electronic registration system or submitted on a physical storage device Copies must be uploaded to the electronic registration system