2407.2 (A) Who May View, Inspect, or Obtain Copies of the U.S. Copyright Office’s Recordation Records?
Online Records: Any member of the public may view or make copies of the recordation records that are made available through the Office’s website.
Records in the Public Records Reading Room: Certain recordation records may be viewed or copied by any member of the public who presents a reader registration card, including the records that are located in the Public Records Reading Room.
Pending Records: Records relating to pending documents may be inspected or copied only by a party who executed a document that has been submitted for recordation or that party’s duly authorized agent. The specific types of records that may be inspected or copied are discussed in Section 2407.2 (B) (2) below.
The specific procedures for requesting an inspection or copies of the Office’s public records are discussed in Sections 2407.2 (C) and 2407.2 (D) below.