What is the correct form of notice of copyright for visually perceptible copies?
The notice for visually perceptible copies should contain all the following three elements: 1. The symbol (the letter C in a circle), or the word “Copyright,” or the abbreviation “Copr.”; and 2. The year of first publication of the work. In the case of compilations or derivative works incorporating previously published material, the year date of first publication of the compilation or derivative work is sufficient. The year date may be omitted where a pictorial, graphic, or sculptural work, with accompanying textual matter, if any, is reproduced in or on greeting cards, postcards, stationery, jewelry, dolls, toys, or any useful article; and 3. The name of the owner of copyright in the work, or an abbreviation by which the name can be recognized, or a generally known alternative designation of the owner. Example: 2002 John Doe The “C in a circle” notice is used only on “visually perceptible copies.” Certain kinds of works–for example, musical, dramatic, and literary works–may be fixed