Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act of 2020 Rulemakings

CASE Act Related Rulemakings

Title Docket Number Topic Action(s)
CASE Act and the Copyright Claims Board (CCB) Implementation Regulations 2021-1 General notification soliciting public comments on subjects relevant to promulgating implementation regulations for the CASE Act and Copyright Claims Board. These comments were used to initiate parallel rulemaking proceedings covering more specific topics. March 26, 2021 - Notification of Inquiry
Small Claims Expedited Registration Procedures and FOIA Conforming Amendment 2021-2 This rule creates procedures for a new expedited registration option for unregistered works that are at issue before an active Copyright Claims Board proceeding. This rule also implements a conforming amendment to the Office’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations to address the applicability of FOIA to the Copyright Claims Board. August 18, 2021 - Final Rule

April 26, 2021 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Technical Amendments Regarding the Copyright Office’s Organizational Structure 2021-3 Among making other changes that are unrelated to the CASE Act, this rule added a new section to reflect the agency structure with respect to the Copyright Claims Board. June 22, 2021 - Final Rule
Small Claims Procedures for Library and Archives Opt-Outs and Class Actions 2021-4 This notice of proposed rulemaking proposes procedures for libraries and archives to preemptively opt out of proceedings before the Copyright Claims Board. It also proposes procedures related to federal court class action proceedings for a party who is before the Board. September 2, 2021 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking