Copyright Office Announces Opening of Comment Period for Additional Comments on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization

From the US CO:

NewsNet Issue 533
March 12, 2014

Copyright Office Announces Opening of Comment Period for Additional Comments on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization

The United States Copyright Office is now accepting public comments that address topics listed in the Office’s February 10, 2014, Notice of Inquiry and that respond to any issues raised during the public roundtables held in Washington, D.C., on March 10-11, 2014.

The comment period will close on April 14, 2014. For more information, including the comment submission form, please see http://www.copyright.gov/orphan/.

Calendar 

March 15, 2014: Due date for comments on proposed key elements relevant to reengineering the document recordation function

March 18, 2014: Date when detailed agendas for meetings on reengineering of documents recordation will be emailed and posted on the Copyright Office website at www.copyright.gov/docs/recordation

March 25, 2014: Public meeting in Los Angeles on reengineering of documents recordation

March 26, 2014: Public meeting in Santa Clara County, California, on reengineering of documents recordation

March 28, 2014: Public meeting in New York City on reengineering of documents recordation

April 4, 2014: Due date for comments on “making available” and “communication to the public” rights

April 14, 2014: Due date for comments on orphan works and mass digitization

May 5, 2014: Public roundtable on “Making available” and “communication to the public” rights

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