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1509 Deposit Requirements for Specific Types of Works

1509 Deposit Requirements for Specific Types of Works


The Register of Copyrights has established specific deposit requirements for certain classes of works. See 17 U.S.C. § 408 (C) (1) (stating that the Register of Copyrights has the authority to “specify by regulation the administrative classes into which works are to be placed for the purposes of deposit and registration, and the nature of the copies or phonorecords to be deposited in the various classes specified.”). These requirements are discussed in Sections 1509.1 through 1509.3 below. For questions concerning works that are not addressed in these sections, applicants may contact the Public Information Office at (202) 707-5959, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – ” 5:00

p.m. Eastern Time.