37 CFR 201.23 - Transfer of unpublished copyright deposits to the Library of Congress.

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§ 201.23 Transfer of unpublished copyright deposits to the Library of Congress.
(a) General. This section prescribes rules governing the transfer of unpublished copyright deposits in the custody of the Copyright Office to the Library of Congress. The copyright deposits may consist of copies, phonorecords, or identifying material deposited in connection with registration of claims to copyright under section 408 of title 17 of the United States Code, as amended by Pub. L. 94-553, 90 Stat. 2541, effective January 1, 1978. These rules establish the conditions under which the Library of Congress is entitled to select deposits of unpublished works for its collections or for permanent transfer to the National Archives of the United States or to a Federal records center in accordance with section 704(b) of title 17 of the United States Code, as amended by Pub. L. 94-553.
(b) Selection by the Library of Congress. The Library of Congress may select any deposits of unpublished works for the purposes stated in paragraph (a) of this section at the time of registration or at any time thereafter; Provided, That:
(1) A facsimile reproduction of the entire copyrightable content of the deposit shall be made a part of the Copyright Office records before transfer to the Library of Congress as provided by section 704(c) of title 17 of the United States Code, as amended by Pub. L. 94-553, unless, within the discretion of the Register of Copyrights, it is considered impractical or too expensive to make the reproduction;
(2) All unpublished copyright deposits retained by the Library of Congress in its collections shall be maintained under the control of the Library of Congress with appropriate safeguards against unauthorized copying or other unauthorized use of the deposits which would be contrary to the rights of the copyright owner in the work under title 17 of the United States Code, as amended by Pub. L. 94-553; and
(3) At the time selection is made a request for full term retention of the deposit under the control of the Copyright Office has not been granted by the Register of Copyrights, in accordance with section 704(e) of title 17 of the United States Code, as amended by Pub. L. 94-553.
[45 FR 41414, June 19, 1980]

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  • 2014-11-18; vol. 79 # 222 - Tuesday, November 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 68622 - Fees for Submitting Corrected Electronic Title Appendices
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      LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, U.S. Copyright Office
      Final rule.
      Effective December 18, 2014.
      37 CFR Part 201

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U.S. Code: Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS

Title 37 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2014-12-12; vol. 79 # 239 - Friday, December 12, 2014
    1. 79 FR 73856 - Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies
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      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Initial written comments (including documentary evidence) and multimedia evidence from proponents and other members of the public who support the adoption of a proposed exemption, as well as parties that neither support nor oppose an exemption but seek to share pertinent information about a proposal, are due February 6, 2015. Written response comments (including documentary evidence) and multimedia evidence from those who oppose the adoption of a proposed exemption are due March 27, 2015. Written reply comments from supporters of particular proposals and parties that neither support nor oppose a proposal are due May 1, 2015.
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