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616.1 (B) Privacy Concerns

616.1 (B) Privacy Concerns


Because registration records are open to the public, an applicant should not disclose the author’s year of birth on the application if the author does not wish to make that information public. If the applicant discloses the author’s date of birth on the application, the year of birth will appear on the certificate of registration, which will be made available to the public upon request. In addition, the author’s year of birth will appear in the online public record for the work, which may be accessed by anyone who searches for the work on the Office’s website.


For a general discussion of privacy issues, see Chapter 200, Section 205.

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