An authorship statement is
|“||[t]he portion of the application that describes the copyrightable material created by the author named in the application. In the online application, this portion of this statement typically appears in the Author Created field and/or New Material Included field. In the paper application it typically appears in the Nature of Authorship space and/or the Material Added to This Work space.||”|
- ↑ Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, Glossary, at 2.