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1802.8 (A) (4) Correcting and/or Amplifying the Basic Registration

 

1802.8 (A) (4) Correcting and/or Amplifying the Basic Registration

 

Once the applicant has selected the category that best describes the works covered by the basic registration, the applicant should (I) correct errors that appear in that registration, and/or (ii) provide information needed to amplify the facts stated in the basic registration. 37 C.F.R. § 202.6 (D) (2)- (3).

 

To do so, the applicant should complete each screen that appears in the online application. When completing these screens, the applicant should provide all of the information that should have been included in the basic registration when it was made. If the registration contains information that is accurate and complete, the applicant should include that same information in the online application.

 

Guidance for completing the various screens that appear in the online application may be found in the following sections of the Compendium:

 

• For guidance on a supplementary registration involving a Literary Work, a Work of the Visual Arts, a Work of the Performing Arts, a Sound Recording, a Motion Picture/AV Work, a Single Serial Issue, or a Collective Work, the applicant should refer to the following sections:

 

• Titles screen: See Chapter 600, Sections 610.1 through 610.5.

• Publication/Completion screen: See Chapter 600, Sections 611.1 and 612.6.

• Authors screen: See Chapter 600, Sections 613.9, 614.1, 615.1 (B), 615.2 (B), 616.3, 617.6, 618.4, 618.7 (A), and 618.7 (C).

• Claimants screen: See Chapter 600, Sections 619.12 and 620.9.

• Limitation of Claim screen: See Chapter 600, Section 621.8.

• Rights & Permissions screen: See Chapter 600, Section 622.1.

• Correspondent screen: See Chapter 600, Section 622.2.

• Mail Certificate screen: See Chapter 600, Section 622.4.

• Special Handling screen: See Chapter 600, Section 623.

 

• For guidance on a supplementary registration involving a unit of publication, the applicant should refer to Chapter 1100, Section 1103. For guidance on a supplementary registration involving an unpublished collection, the applicant should refer to Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices § 1106.3 (3d ed. 2017).

 

• For guidance on a supplementary registration involving a group registration of serial issues, the applicant should refer to Chapter 1100, Section 1107.6.

 

• For guidance on a supplementary registration involving a group registration of newspaper issues, the applicant should refer to Chapter 1100, Section 1108.7.

 

• For guidance on a supplementary registration involving a group registration of newsletter issues, the applicant should refer to Chapter 1100, Section 1109.6.

 

• For guidance on a supplementary registration involving a group registration of Contributions to Periodicals, the applicant should refer to Chapter 1100, Section 1110.7.

 

• For guidance on a supplementary registration involving a group registration of Unpublished Photographs or Published Photographs, the applicant should refer to Chapter 1100, Section 1114.

 

• For guidance on a supplementary registration involving a group registration for a photographic database, the applicant should contact the Visual Arts Division at (202) 707-8202.

 

• For guidance on a supplementary registration involving a group registration of Unpublished Works or a group of Short Online Literary Works, the applicant should contact the Office of Registration Policy & Practice at copyinfo@coypright.gov for instructions concerning the information that should be included in the application. For additional information, see Supplementary Registration (Circular 8).