[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 106 (Friday, June 1, 2018)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 25375]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-11841]


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

 Copyright Office

37 CFR Part 202

[Docket No. 2018-5]


Group Registration of Newspapers

AGENCY: U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Copyright Office is amending its regulation governing 
the deposit of published copies or phonorecords for the Library of 
Congress to correct an inadvertent error.

DATES: Effective June 1, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert J. Kasunic, Associate Register 
of Copyrights and Director of Registration Policy and Practice, or Erik 
Bertin, Deputy Director of Registration Policy and Practice, by 
telephone at 202-707-8040, or by email at [email protected] and 
[email protected]; or Anna Bonny Chauvet, Assistant General Counsel, by 
telephone at 202-707-8350, or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 17, 2018, the Office published a 
final rule regarding the deposit requirements for certain types of 
literary works and musical compositions. 83 FR 2371 (Jan. 17, 2018) 
(``Deposit Requirements Final Rule''). Among other things, the Deposit 
Requirements Final Rule amended 37 CFR 202.19. On January 30, 2018, the 
Office published a final rule regarding the group registration of 
newspapers. 83 FR 4144 (Jan. 30, 2018 (``Group Newspaper Registration 
Final Rule''). The Group Newspaper Registration Final Rule also amended 
37 CFR 202.19, but the amendments inadvertently eliminated a provision 
that had been added by the Deposit Requirements Final Rule. The Deposit 
Requirements Final Rule went into effect February 16, 2018. The Group 
Newspaper Registration Final Rule went into effect March 1, 2018.
    Thus, the Copyright Office is amending 37 CFR 202.19 to correct 
this error.

List of Subjects in 37 CFR Part 202

    Copyright.

Final Regulation

    For the reasons set forth in the preamble, the Copyright Office 
amends 37 CFR part 202, as follows:

PART 202--PREREGISTRATION AND REGISTRATION OF CLAIMS TO COPYRIGHT

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1. The authority citation for part 202 continues to read as follows:

    Authority:  17 U.S.C. 408(f), 702.

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2. Amend Sec.  202.19 as follows:
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a. Redesignate paragraph (d)(2)(ix) as paragraph (d)(2)(x).
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b. Add a new paragraph (d)(2)(ix) to read as follows:


Sec.  202.19   Deposit of published copies or phonorecords for the 
Library of Congress.

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    (d) * * *
    (2) * * *
    (ix) In the case of published literary monographs, the deposit of 
one complete copy of the best edition of the work will suffice in lieu 
of the two copies required by paragraph (d)(1) of this section, unless 
the Copyright Office issues a demand for a second copy pursuant to 17 
U.S.C. 407(d).
* * * * *

    Dated: May 21, 2018.
Karyn A. Temple,
Acting Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright 
Office.
    Approved by:
Carla D. Hayden,
Librarian of Congress.
[FR Doc. 2018-11841 Filed 5-31-18; 8:45 am]
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