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1505.4 Electronic Copies or Phonorecords of Published Works

1505.4 Electronic Copies or Phonorecords of Published Works


If the work is published solely in an electronic format, a copy or phonorecord of that work is complete if it is submitted in a digital file that contains all elements constituting the work in its published form (i.e., the complete work as published), including metadata and authorship for which registration is not sought. 37 C.F.R. § 202.20 (B) (2)(iii) (B) (“Publication in an electronic only format requires submission of the digital file[s] in exact first-publication form and content.”).