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Issue 414 - March 29, 2011 

Copyright Office Announces June Roundtable on Copyright Protection for Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

The Copyright Office will host a roundtable on copyright protection for pre-1972 sound recordings on June 2, 2011, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. It is possible that the roundtable will continue on a second day, June 3. The roundtable will be conducted to assist the Copyright Office in its study for Congress on the desirability and means of bringing sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972, under federal jurisdiction. Further details on the roundtable will be announced early in May. The Office has already received initial comments in connection with the study, and reply comments are due April 13. (Read more.)


April 13, 2011 Due date for reply comments on pre-1972 sound recordings
May 1, 2011 Effective date of final rule on deposit accounts
June 2, 2011

Roundtable on copyright protection for pre-1972 sound recordings

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