Compendium of U.S. Copyright Practices, 3rd Edition

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1312.1 Space 1: Title

1312.1 Space 1: Title

The title of a vessel design is comprised of the make and model of the vessel. In space 1, applicants must provide the make and model of the vessel that embodies the claimed design. This information is used to identify and catalog the design.

The make and model information typically consists of the following:

• The name of the manufacturer.

• The model identification, including any descriptive information, such as the general categorization or type of the vessel that is useful to identify the vessel.

If a design is embodied in multiple vessels with different makes and models, applicants should list each make and model for each vessel.


• “Tracker Tahoe Q 5 runabout.”

• “Ranger Comanche 518VX bass boat.”

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