Copyright Office News

Copyright Office Announces Claims Board Is Open for Filing

Copyright Office Announces Claims Board Is Open for Filing NewsNet 969June 16, 2022 Today, June 16, 2022, the United States Copyright Office announces that the Copyright Claims Board (CCB) is officially open to hear certain copyright disputes involving claims of up to $30,000. Parties can now file a

Copyright Office Releases Report on Women in the Copyright System

Copyright Office Releases Report on Women in the Copyright System NewsNet 968June 9, 2022 Today, the U.S. Copyright Office is releasing a report, Women in the Copyright System: An Analysis of Women Authors in Copyright Registrations from 1978 to 2020. The report draws on work by Professor Joel Waldf

Copyright Claims Board to Begin Accepting Claims Later This Month

Copyright Claims Board to Begin Accepting Claims Later This Month NewsNet 966June 2, 2022 Today, the Copyright Office announces that the Copyright Claims Board (CCB) will begin accepting claims on Thursday, June 16, 2022. As the first ever copyright small claims forum, the CCB will provide an access

Copyright Office Announces Webinar on the Recordation System

Copyright Office Announces Webinar on the Recordation System NewsNet 965May 31, 2022 The U.S. Copyright Office will host its next public modernization webinar on June 27, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. As part of its modernization efforts, the Copyright Office released a limited pilot program of a

Updates to List of Acceptable File Types

Updates to List of Acceptable File Types NewsNet 962May 10, 2022    Beginning June 9, the Copyright Office will no longer accept electronic deposits in the following formats:  .db .mdb .mid .midi .rmi .ra .ram .rm .rv .htm .fdr .cab .rar As of June 9, the file-blocking feature in the electronic regi

Correction: Copyright Office Hosts Event Celebrating 2022 World IP Day

Copyright Office Hosts Event Celebrating 2022 World IP Day NewsNet 957April 14, 2022 The U.S. Copyright Office invites you to attend the upcoming Copyright Office Presents celebration of the World Intellectual Property (IP) Day. Please join the Office on April 26 at 9:30 a.m. eastern time on Zoom fo

Copyright Office Hosts Event Celebrating 2022 World IP Day

Copyright Office Hosts Event Celebrating 2022 World IP Day NewsNet 957April 14, 2022 The U.S. Copyright Office invites you to attend the upcoming Copyright Office Presents celebration of the World Intellectual Property (IP) Day. Please join the Office on April 26 at 9:30 a.m. eastern time on Zoom fo

Brent Lutes Named First Chief Economist of the U.S. Copyright Office

Brent Lutes Named First Chief Economist of the U.S. Copyright Office NewsNet 956April 12, 2022 Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter has announced the appointment of Dr. Brent Lutes as the first Chief Economist of the U.S. Copyright Office, effective April 10, 2022. As Chief Economist, Lutes will

Copyright Office Launches New Copyright Claims Board Website

Copyright Office Launches New Copyright Claims Board Website NewsNet 954April 7, 2022 Today, April 7, 2022, the U.S. Copyright Office launched ccb.gov, a website serving as a gateway to the first copyright small-claims tribunal in the United States, the Copyright Claims Board (CCB). The launch of cc