Copyright Office News

Public Registration Opens for Publishers Protections Roundtable

Public Registration Opens for Publishers Protections Roundtable NewsNet 935November 15, 2021 The U.S. Copyright Office has opened registration for interested parties to view a virtual public roundtable on copyright protections for publishers, with a focus on press publishers. The roundtable, which w

Copyright Office Invites Second-Round Comments in Publishers Protections Study

Copyright Office Invites Second-Round Comments in Publishers Protections Study NewsNet 933November 9, 2021 The U.S. Copyright Office has published a Federal Register notice seeking further comments on the effectiveness of copyright protections for publishers, with a focus on press publishers. These

Final Rule Published in Eighth Triennial Section 1201 Proceeding

Final Rule Published in Eighth Triennial Section 1201 Proceeding NewsNet 930October 27, 2021 The Librarian of Congress, upon the recommendation of the Register of Copyrights, is publishing a final rule in the Federal Register adopting exemptions to the statutory prohibition on circumvention of techn

Publishers Protections Roundtable

Publishers Protections Roundtable NewsNet 929October 25, 2021 The U.S. Copyright Office has issued a call for panelists in a virtual public roundtable on ancillary copyright protections for publishers, with a focus on press publishers. The roundtable, which will be held on December 9, 2021, from 9:0

Copyright Office Hosts Event on Food and Copyright

Copyright Office Hosts Event on Food and Copyright NewsNet 928October 18, 2021 The U.S. Copyright Office invites you to attend the upcoming Copyright Office Presents event, “Food and Copyright,” on October 27, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. eastern time. Copyright encourages us to create and share stories that

Outdated Applications to be Removed from the Electronic Registration System

Outdated Applications to be Removed from the Electronic Registration System NewsNet 927October 15, 2021 Many users have saved draft applications in the eCO system that have never been submitted to the Copyright Office. To conserve system resources, any draft application created on or before November

New Crowdsourcing Campaign Focuses on Early Copyright Records 

New Crowdsourcing Campaign Focuses on Early Copyright Records  NewsNet 924October 7, 2021 By the People, the Library of Congress' crowdsourcing program, and the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, in consultation with the U.S. Copyright Office, have launched a new crowdsourcing transcription

Copyright Office Proposes Rules for Initiating Copyright Claims Board Proceedings

Copyright Office Proposes Rules for Initiating Copyright Claims Board Proceedings NewsNet 922September 29, 2021 The U.S. Copyright Office has issued a proposed rule to establish procedures governing the initial stages of proceedings before the Copyright Claims Board (CCB). The proposed rule also est

U.S. Copyright Office Announces New Ringer Fellow 

U.S. Copyright Office Announces New Ringer Fellow  NewsNet 921 September 23, 2021 The U.S. Copyright Office is pleased to announce that Keyana Pusey has joined the Office as a fellow (2021–2023) in the Barbara A. Ringer Copyright Honors Program. She started her two-year appointment this month and wi

Registration Now Open for October Event on Machine Learning and Copyright

Registration Now Open for October Event on Machine Learning and Copyright NewsNet 920September 17, 2021 Registration is now open for the U.S. Copyright Office and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s October 26, 2021, conference entitled "Copyright Law and Machine Learning for AI: Where Are We and