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Title 37—Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

Copyright Office regulations codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). These regulations are also known as Circular 96.

Rulemaking Proceedings

Also see the complete record of various rulemakings that involve solicitation of comments from interested parties, roundtable discussions, reply comments, and hearings.

Subchapter A—Copyright Office and Procedures

Part Title
201 General provisions
202 Registration of claims to copyright
203 Freedom of Information Act: Policies and procedures
204 Privacy Act: Policies and procedures
205 Production of Legal Documents and Official Testimony
211 Mask work protection
212 Protection of vessel hull designs

Subchapter B—Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel Rules and Procedures

Part Title
251 Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel rules of procedure
253 Use of certain copyrighted works in connection with noncommercial educational broadcasting
254 Adjustment of royalty rate for coin-operated phonorecord players
255 Adjustment of royalty payable under compulsory license for making and distributing phonorecords
256 Adjustment of royalty fee for cable compulsory license
258 Adjustment of royalty fee for secondary transmissions by satellite carriers
260 Use of Sound Recordings in a Digital Performance
261 Rates and Terms for Eligible Nonsubscription Transmissions and the Making of Ephemeral Reproductions
262 Rates and Terms for Certain Eligible Nonsubscription Transmissions, New Subscription Services and the Making of Ephemeral Reproductions
263 Rates and Terms for Certain Transmissions and the Making of Ephemeral Reproductions by Noncommercial Licensees
270 Notice and Recordkeeping Requirements for Statutory Licenses