37 CFR 212.5 - Recordation of distinctive identification of vessel designer.

§ 212.5 Recordation of distinctive identification of vessel designer.

(a)General. Any owner of a vessel design may record a distinctive identification with the Register of Copyrights for purposes of using such distinctive identification in a design protection notice required by 17 U.S.C. 1306. A distinctive identification of an owner may not be used in a design notice before it has first been recorded with the Register.

(b)Forms. The Copyright Office does not provide forms for the use of persons recording distinctive identifications of ownership of a vessel design. However, persons recording distinctive identifications are encouraged to use the suggested format available on the Copyright Office website (http://www.loc.gov/copyright/vessels).

(c)Recording distinctive identifications. Any distinctive identification of an owner of a vessel design may be recorded with the Register of Copyrights provided that a document containing the following is submitted:

(1) The name and address of the owner;

(2) A statement of the owner that he/she is entitled to use the distinctive identification;

(3) A statement or depiction of the identification; and

(4) The recordation fee in the amount prescribed in § 201.3(c) of this chapter.

(d) The document should be mailed to the address specified in § 201.1(b)(2) of this chapter.

[ 64 FR 36578, July 7, 1999, as amended at 67 FR 38005, May 31, 2002; 72 FR 33692, June 19, 2007; 82 FR 9366, Feb. 6, 2017]

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Title 37 published on 20-Dec-2017 04:15

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 37 CFR Part 212 after this date.

  • 2017-02-06; vol. 82 # 23 - Monday, February 6, 2017
    1. 82 FR 9354 - Copyright Office Technical Amendments
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      LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Copyright Office
      Final rule.
      Effective March 8, 2017.
      37 CFR Parts 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 210, 211, 212, 253, 254, 255, 256, 258, 260, 261, 262, 263, and 270