509 Collective Works and Contributions to Collective Works
This Section provides the definition and a general discussion of collective works and contributions to collective works. For information concerning the Office’s practices and procedures for evaluating the copyrightability of collective works, see Chapter 300, Section 312. For guidance in preparing an application to register a collective work or a contribution to a collective work, see Chapter 600, Sections 610.4, 613.8, 618.7, 620.8, and 621.8 (D). For guidance in registering a catalog as a collective work, see Chapter 900, Section 915.