United States Code/Title 17/1976-10-18/Chapter 1/Section 5
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Title 17, Chapter 1, § 5. Classification of works for registration
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The application for registration shall specify to which of the following classes the work in which copyright is claimed belongs:
- (a) Books, including composite and cyclopedic works, directories, gazetteers, and other compilations.
- (b) Periodicals, including newspapers.
- (c) Lectures, sermons, addresses (prepared for oral delivery).
- (d) Dramatic or dramatico-musical compositions.
- (e) Musical compositions.
- (f) Maps.
- (g) Works of art; models or designs for works of art.
- (h) Reproductions of a work of art.
- (i) Drawings or plastic works of a scientific or technical character.
- (j) Photographs.
- (k) Prints and pictorial illustrations including prints or labels used for articles of merchandise.
- (l) Motion-picture photoplays.
- (m) Motion pictures other than photoplays.
- (n) Sound recordings.
The above specifications shall not be held to limit the subject matter of copyright as defined in section 4 of this title, nor shall any error in classification invalidate or impair the copyright protection secured under this title.
Section 5 was added by the Act of July 30, 1947 (c. 391, 61 Stat. 652) which codified the Copyright Act of 1909 (Mar. 4, 1909, 35 Stat. 1075). It was amended by Public Law 92-140 (Oct. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 391), § 1(b). It was repealed by the Copyright Act of 1976 (Pub. L. 94-553, Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2541) with effect from January 1, 1978.