Definition Edit

U.S. copyright law Edit

A basic registration is "[a] registration issued on or after January 1, 1978.[1]

Overview Edit

A registration for a basic registration is used to register a copyright claim in a work created or first published on or after January 1, 1978, and covers the full term of the copyright.[2]

References Edit

  1. Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, Glossary, at 2.
  2. Id. at 6.