Code of Federal Regulations

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.


Chapter II--Copyright Office, Library of Congress Subchapter A—Copyright Office and Procedures; Part 201--General Provisions
Section Title
201.1 Communication with the U.S. Copyright Office
201.2 Information given by the Copyright Office
201.3 Fees for registration, recordation, and related services, special services, and services performed by the Licensing Division
201.4 Recordation of transfers and certain other documents
201.5 Corrections and amplifications of copyright registrations; applications for supplementary registration
201.6 Payment and refund of Copyright Office fees
201.7 Cancellation of completed registrations
201.8 Disruption of postal or other transportation or communication services
201.9 Recordation of agreements between copyright owners and public broadcasting entities
201.10 Notices of termination of transfers and licenses
201.11 Satellite carrier statements of account covering statutory licenses for secondary transmissions
201.12 Recordation of certain contracts by cable systems located outside of the forty-eight contiguous States
201.13 Notices of objection to certain noncommercial performances of nondramatic literary or musical works
201.14 Warnings of copyright for use by certain libraries and archives
201.16 Verification of a Statement of Account and royalty fee payments for secondary transmissions made by cable systems and satellite carriers
201.17 Statements of Account covering compulsory licenses for secondary transmissions by cable systems
201.18 Notice of intention to obtain a compulsory license for making and distributing phonorecords of nondramatic musical works
201.19 Royalties and statements of account under compulsory license for making and distributing phonorecords of nondramatic musical works
201.20 Methods of affixation and positions of the copyright notice on various types of works
201.21 [Reserved]
201.22 Advance notices of potential infringement of works consisting of sounds, images, or both
201.23 Transfer of unpublished copyright deposits to the Library of Congress
201.24 Warning of copyright for software lending by nonprofit libraries
201.25 Visual Arts Registry
201.26 Recordation of documents pertaining to computer shareware and donation of public domain computer software
201.27 Initial notice of distribution of digital audio recording devices or media
201.28 Statements of Account for digital audio recording devices or media
201.29 Access to, and confidentiality of, Statements of Account, Verification Auditor's Reports, and other verification information filed in the Copyright Office for digital audio recording devices or media
201.30 Verification of Statements of Account
201.31 Procedures for copyright restoration in the United States for certain motion pictures and their contents in accordance with the North American Free Trade Agreement
201.32 [Reserved]
201.33 Procedures for filing Notices of Intent to Enforce a restored copyright under the Uruguay Round Agreements Act
201.34 Procedures for filing Correction Notices of Intent to Enforce a Copyright Restored under the Uruguay Round Agreements Act
201.35-201.37 [Reserved]
201.38 Designation of agent to receive notification of claimed infringement
201.39 Notice to Libraries and Archives of Normal Commercial Exploitation or Availability at Reasonable Price
201.40 Exemption to prohibition against circumvention