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1511.7 (B) Copies or Phonorecords Submitted without an Application for Registration

1511.7 (B) Copies or Phonorecords Submitted without an Application for Registration

For some categories of works the deposit requirements for registration and mandatory deposit are not the same, such as works that may be registered with identifying material or with a grant of special relief. In such cases, a separate submission of copies, phonorecords, or identifying material may be needed to register the work and to satisfy the mandatory deposit requirements. If so, the copyright owner or owner of the exclusive right of publication may satisfy the mandatory deposit requirement by submitting the required number of copies or phonorecords of the best edition to the following address:

Library of Congress

U.S. Copyright Office Attn: 407 Deposits

101 Independence Avenue SE Washington, D.C. 20559

As discussed in Section 1508.6, all mail that is sent to the Office is screened offsite for anthrax or other contaminants prior to delivery. In some cases this screening process may damage the deposit. If so, the Office will request a replacement deposit. To avoid damage to the deposit, the party submitting the deposit should follow the guidelines discussed in Section 1508.6 (B).

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