Definition Edit

A deposit copy is

[a] physical or electronic embodiment of a work. A deposit copy may be on or in various media (e.g., paper, videotape, online digital code, etc.) and may consist of multiple components.[1]

Overview Edit

"A deposit copy is submitted with an application for registration and must conform to the U.S. Copyright Office's regulations and other requirements. For copyright registration purposes, the deposit copy should be clear and should contain all of the authorship that the applicant intends to register."[2]

References Edit

  1. Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, Glossary, at 5.
  2. Id.

See also Edit