Artificial Intelligence Study

The U.S. Copyright Office is conducting a study regarding the copyright issues raised by generative artificial intelligence (AI). This study will collect factual information and policy views relevant to copyright law and policy. The Office will use this information to analyze the current state of the law, identify unresolved issues, and evaluate potential areas for congressional action.

The Office published a notice of inquiry on August 20, 2023, and initial written comments were due on October 30, 2023. Reply comments were due on December 6, 2023. Initial and reply comments have been posted and are available through

For more information, please review the notice of inquiry, the notice regarding the extension of the comment period, and the webpage for the Office's AI Initiative.