312 Compilations and Collective Works
This Section discusses the U.S. Copyright Office’s general practices and procedures for evaluating the copyrightability of compilations and collective works.
For a definition and general discussion of these types of works, see Chapter 500, Sections 508 and 509. For specific instructions on how to prepare an application to register a compilation, see Chapter 600, Sections 613.7, 617.5, 618.6, 620.7, and 621.8 (C). For specific instructions on how to prepare an application to register a collective work, see Chapter 600, Sections 610.4, 613.8, 618.7, 620.8, and 621.8 (D)