When to Use This Form
Use Form GR/CP when you are submitting a basic application on Form TX,
Form PA, or Form VA for a group of works that qualify for a single registra-
tion under section 408(c)(2) of the copyright statute.
Is used solely as an adjunct to a basic application for copyright registration.
Is not acceptable unless submitted with Form TX, Form PA, or Form VA.
Is acceptable only if the group of works listed on it all qualify for a single
copyright registration under 17 USC §408 (c)(2).
When Does a Group of Works Qualify for a Single Registration
Under 17 USC §408(c)(2)?
For all works first published on or after March 1, 1989, a single copyright
registration for a group of works can be made if all the following conditions
1 All the works are by the same author, who is an individual (not an employer
for hire); and
2 All the works were first published as contributions to periodicals (includ-
ing newspapers) within a 12-month period; and
3 All the works have the same copyright claimant; and
4 The deposit accompanying the application consists of one copy of the en-
tire periodical issue or newspaper section in which each contribution was
first published; or a photocopy of the contribution itself; or a photocopy of
the entire page containing the contribution; or the entire page containing the
contribution cut or torn from the collective work; or the contribution cut or
torn from the collective work; or photographs or photographic slides of the
contribution or entire page containing the contribution as long as all con-
tents of the contributions are clear and legible; and
5 The application identifies each contribution separately, including the peri-
odical containing it and the date of its first publication.
Note: For contributions that were first published prior to March 1, 1989,
in addition to the conditions listed above, each contribution as first pub-
lished must have borne a separate copyright notice, and the name of the
owner of copyright in the work (or an abbrevi