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Issue 493 - February 26, 2013 

Copyright Office Requests Additional Comments on Remedies for Small Copyright Claims

The Copyright Office is soliciting a third round of public comments on the topic of adjudicating small copyright claims. At the request of Congress, the Office is conducting a study to assess whether and, if so, how, the current legal system hinders or prevents copyright owners from pursuing copyright claims that have a relatively small economic value, and to recommend potential changes in administrative, regulatory, and statutory authority to improve the adjudication of such claims. The Office seeks additional comments on possible alternatives to the current system to improve the adjudication of such claims. All comments must be submitted electronically. A comment page containing a comment form is posted on the Office website at (Read more.)


Calendar

March 6, 2013: Due date for reply comments on orphan works

March 6, 2013: “Copyright Matters” event, “Nimmer on Copyright” in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress

April 12, 2013: Due date for comments on remedies for small copyright claims

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