204 Required Elements for Registration
To register a claim to copyright, an applicant must submit the following items to the U.S. Copyright Office:
• Completed application;
• Full filing fee; and
• The requisite deposit copy(ies) of the work.
A general discussion of each of these elements is set forth in Sections 204.1 through 204.3 below. For detailed information on the practices and procedures for completing the application, see Chapter 600. For detailed information on the requirements for the filing fee, see Chapter 1400, Section1412. For detailed information on the requirements for deposit copy(ies), see Chapter 1500.