Chapter 3. Online Registration Using eCO


There are three types of registration applications of interest to photographers: single images, unpublished collections, and published groups. As of this writing, the Copyright Office allows photographers to file applications online to register the first two.

This chapter provides step-by-step guidance on how to file an application for the two categories that may be filed online, using the Electronic Copyright Office (eCO), the Copyright Office’s online processing platform. Filing online offers lower fees and faster turnaround times for registration applications than you get filing traditional paper forms, ...

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