503.5 (D) Unclaimable Material: Copyrightable Material That Is Owned by a Third Party
The following chart provides a representative example of a work that contains copyrightable material that is owned by a third party.
|Work of Authorship||Excluded Material||New Authorship|
|Coffee Table Book||Photographs owned by Photographer A, B, & C||Text owned by Company X|
In this example, Company X owns the copyright in the text of the coffee table book, while Photographers A, B, and C own the copyright in the photographs that appear in the book. Company X may register the text that the author contributed to the book. The photographs should be excluded from the claim using the procedure described in Chapter 600, Section 621.8.