Copyright Office Announces Roundtable Discussions for Section 512 Study
Issue No. 615 - March 16, 2016

The United States Copyright Office is announcing two two-day public roundtables to gather additional input for its section 512 study. The roundtables, to take place in New York, New York on May 2 and 3, 2016, and Stanford, California on May 12 and 13, 2016, will offer an opportunity for interested parties to comment on topics relating to the DMCA notice-and-takedown system, as set forth in the Notice of Inquiry issued by the Office on December 31, 2015. Those seeking to participate in the roundtables should complete and submit the online form available at at

Requests to participate must be received by the Copyright Office no later than April 4, 2016. For further information about the section 512 study and roundtable, please see