Copyright Office News

Library to Host Winter 2023 Copyright Public Modernization Committee Meeting

Library to Host Winter 2023 Copyright Public Modernization Committee Meeting NewsNet 996February 6, 2023 The Library of Congress issued the following press release: The Library of Congress will host a virtual meeting of the Copyright Public Modernization Committee on Thursday, March 2 at 1 p.m. east

Andrew Foglia Appointed Deputy Director of Policy and International Affairs

Andrew Foglia Appointed Deputy Director of Policy and International Affairs NewsNet 994January 17, 2023 Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter has announced the appointment of Andrew Foglia as Deputy Director of Policy and International Affairs for the U.S. Copyright Office, effective January 17, 2

U.S. Copyright Office Issues Interim Rule on Copyright Claims Board Procedures

U.S. Copyright Office Issues an Interim Rule and Request for Comments Related to Certain Rules for Parties Appearing Before the Copyright Claims Board, Including District Court Referrals and Law Student Representation NewsNet 991December 19, 2022 The Copyright Office has issued an interim rule and r

U.S. Copyright Office Concludes Study on Best Edition Requirements

U.S. Copyright Office Concludes Study on Best Edition Requirements NewsNet 989December 2, 2022 Today the U.S. Copyright Office published the results of its study on the advisability of modifying the Copyright Act’s best edition requirement to apply only to mandatory deposits for the Library of Congr

Copyright Office and USPTO Announce NFT Study and Roundtables

Copyright Office and USPTO Announce NFT Study and Roundtables NewsNet 988November 22, 2022 The U.S. Copyright Office and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are publishing a Federal Register notice announcing a U.S. Copyright Office and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) joint study to examin

Copyright Office Welcomes New Ringer Fellow

Copyright Office Welcomes New Ringer Fellow NewsNet 985November 14, 2022 The U.S. Copyright Office is pleased to announce that Heather Walters has joined the Office as a fellow (2022–2024) in the Barbara A. Ringer Copyright Honors Program. She started her two-year appointment in August and will work

Copyright Office Invites Public to Monthly Recordation System Webinar

Copyright Office Invites Public to Monthly Recordation System Webinar NewsNet 984November 14, 2022 On August 1, 2022, the Copyright Office expanded access to the Recordation System to the full public. Separate from the Office’s registration application, this new module allows users to transfer their

In Memory of Marybeth Peters, Eleventh Register of Copyrights

In Memory of Marybeth Peters, Eleventh Register of Copyrights NewsNet 981September 30, 2022 On September 29, 2022, the copyright community lost a friend, advocate, and scholar when Marybeth Peters passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 83. Having served the Copyright Office for more than

Copyright Office Releases New and Updated Resources in Spanish

Copyright Office Releases New and Updated Resources in Spanish NewsNet 980September 29, 2022 Today, the U.S. Copyright Office is releasing the first set of new and updated copyright resources and webpages translated into Spanish. This set of materials includes educational circulars, handouts related

Register Perlmutter Joins Council for Inclusive Innovation (CI2) (Corrected)

Register Perlmutter Joins Council for Inclusive Innovation (CI2) NewsNet 979September 27, 2022 The U.S. Copyright Office is sharing an announcement by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Department of Commerce of newly appointed Co-Vice Chairs of the Council on Inclusive Innovation

Register Perlmutter Joins Council for Inclusive Innovation (CI2)

NewsNet Title  NewsNet 979 September 27, 2022 The U.S. Copyright Office is sharing an announcement by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Department of Commerce of newly appointed Co-Vice Chairs of the Council on Inclusive Innovation (CI 2), including Shira Perlmutter, Register of C