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410 Who May File the Application: At a Glance

410 Who May File the Application: At a Glance


The following chart is intended to assist potential applicants in determining who may file an application and who may be named as a claimant:


Who owns the rights?

Who may be named as claimant?

Who may file the application?

The author of the work owns all of the rights

The author

The author or

An authorized agent of the author

The author of the work owns some – but not all – of the rights

The author

The author

or



An owner of one or more of the exclusive rights



or



An authorized agent of one or more of the aforementioned parties

The author of the work owns none of the rights

The author

and/or

The author

or


The transferee who owns

all of the rights

The transferee who owns all of the rights



or



An owner of one or more – but not all–

of the exclusive rights



or



An authorized agent of one or more of the aforementioned parties

A transferee owns all of the rights

The author

and/or

The author

or


The transferee who owns

all of the rights

The transferee who owns all of the rights



or



An authorized agent of one or more of the aforementioned parties


Who owns the rights?

Who may be named as claimant?

Who may file the application?

A transferee owns some –

but not all – of the rights

The author

The author

or



An owner of one or more of the exclusive rights



or



An authorized agent of one or more of the aforementioned parties

An exclusive licensee owns

all of the rights

The author

and/or

The author

or


The exclusive licensee who owns all of the rights

The exclusive licensee who owns all of the rights



or



An authorized agent of one or more of the aforementioned parties

An exclusive licensee owns some – but not all – of the rights

The author

The author

or



An owner of one or more of the exclusive rights



or



An authorized agent of one or more of the aforementioned parties

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