2013 US Code
Title 17 - Copyrights
Chapter 13 - PROTECTION OF ORIGINAL DESIGNS (§§ 1301 - 1332)
Section 1310 - Application for registration
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS |
CHAPTER 13 - PROTECTION OF ORIGINAL DESIGNS
Sec. 1310 - Application for registration
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 16, 2014|
|Source Credit||Added Pub. L. 105-304, title V, §502, Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2909.|
|Statutes at Large Reference||112 Stat. 2909|
|Public Law Reference||Public Law 105-304|
(1) the name and address of the designer or designers of the design;
(2) the name and address of the owner if different from the designer;
(3) the specific name of the useful article embodying the design;
(4) the date, if any, that the design was first made public, if such date was earlier than the date of the application;
(5) affirmation that the design has been fixed in a useful article; and
(6) such other information as may be required by the Administrator.
The application for registration may include a description setting forth the salient features of the design, but the absence of such a description shall not prevent registration under this chapter.
(1) that the design is original and was created by the designer or designers named in the application;
(2) that the design has not previously been registered on behalf of the applicant or the applicant's predecessor in title; and
(3) that the applicant is the person entitled to protection and to registration under this chapter.
If the design has been made public with the design notice prescribed in section 1306, the statement shall also describe the exact form and position of the design notice.
(2) Errors in omitting a joint designer or in naming an alleged joint designer shall not affect the validity of the registration, or the actual ownership or the protection of the design, unless it is shown that the error occurred with deceptive intent.
(Added Pub. L. 105–304, title V, §502, Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2909.)
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