Copyright Office News

Copyright Office Announces Appointments of Copyright Claims Board Officers

Copyright Office Announces Appointments of Copyright Claims Board Officers NewsNet 906July 20, 2021 Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter today announced the appointments by the Librarian of Congress of David Carson, Monica P. McCabe, and Brad Newberg as the first copyright claims officers on the

Copyright Office Announces Webinar on Registration Prototype

Copyright Office Announces Webinar on Registration Modernization NewsNet 905July 15, 2021 The Copyright Office will host its next public modernization webinar on July 26, 2021, from noon to 1:00 p.m. eastern time. As part of its modernization efforts, the Copyright Office, in partnership with the Li

On-site Copyright Office Services Reopening by Appointment Only

On-site Copyright Office Services Reopening by Appointment Only NewsNet 902July 1, 2021 Beginning July 8, 2021, on-site services at the U.S. Copyright Office will open to the public by appointment only. To submit claims, request certified copies of certificates or copyright deposits, or conduct othe

Copyright Office Will No Longer Accept Electronic Deposits in WPS Format

Copyright Office Will No Longer Accept Electronic Deposits in WPS Format NewsNet 900June 23, 2021 Beginning July 23, 2021, the Copyright Office will no longer accept electronic deposits in WPS format. As of July 23, 2021, the file-blocking feature in the electronic registration system (eCO) will pre

Copyright Office Issues Final Rule to Reflect Recent Reorganization

Copyright Office Issues Final Rule to Reflect Recent Reorganization NewsNet 899June 23, 2021 The U.S. Copyright Office has updated its regulations to implement the Office’s May 2021 reorganization. The reorganization is intended to improve the Office’s effectiveness and efficiency by renaming divisi

Library of Congress Announces Copyright Public Modernization Committee

Library of Congress Announces Copyright Public Modernization Committee NewsNet 898June 22, 2021 The Library of Congress issued the following press release: The Library of Congress announced today the membership of the new Copyright Public Modernization Committee (CPMC), which is being convened to en

Copyright Office Announces Appointment of Joel Waldfogel as Kaminstein Scholar

Copyright Office Announces Appointment of Joel Waldfogel as Kaminstein Scholar NewsNet 895June 7, 2021 Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter welcomes Professor Joel Waldfogel as the fourth Abraham L. Kaminstein Scholar at the U.S. Copyright Office. Professor Waldfogel will be joining the Office on

Copyright Office Announces Webinar on Scaled Agile Framework and the ECS

Copyright Office Announces Webinar on Scaled Agile Framework and the ECS NewsNet 891April 8, 2021 The Copyright Office will host its twelfth public modernization webinar on April 28, 2021, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. eastern time. As part of its modernization efforts, the Copyright Office is working with