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620.9 (B) (3) Transfer by Inheritance

620.9 (B) (3) Transfer by Inheritance


The U.S. Copyright Office will accept a transfer statement that clearly states that the copyright was transferred to the claimant by will or by the applicable laws of intestate succession.


Examples:


• By descent.


• By inheritance.


• By intestate succession.


• By will.


• Heir of author.


• Heir under state law.


• Sole distributee of author who died intestate.

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