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2405.3 Limitations on Services

2405.3 Limitations on Services


The U.S. Copyright Office generally does not provide the following services:


• Certifying records maintained by any person or organization other than the U.S. Copyright Office (including works held in the collections of the Library of Congress).


• Providing legal advice.


• Furnishing the names of copyright attorneys, publishers, agents, or other similar information.


• Assisting with the publication, performance, or production of a work.


• Comparing deposits submitted for registration to determine whether a work contains infringing material or is substantially similar to another work.


• Granting permission to use a copyrighted work.


• Conducting copyright enforcement.


• Issuing ISBN, ISSN, or ISRC numbers.


See 37 C.F.R. § 201.2 (A).