Open Rulemakings


Docket Number Title
2005–6 Proposed Amendments to Regulations Governing Cable, Satellite, and DART License Reporting Practices
2017–16 Proposed Amendments to Regulations Governing the Group Registration of Newspapers
2017–15 Group Registration of Unpublished Works
2017-10 Section 1201 Exemptions to Prohibition Against Circumvention of Technological Measures Protecting Copyrighted Works
2017-8 Secure Tests
2017-7 Modernizing Document Recordation
2017-5 Pilot Program for Bulk Submission of Claims to Copyright
2017-1 Interim Rule Amending Freedom of Information Act Practices and Procedures
2016-3 Mandatory Deposit of Electronic Books and Sound Recordings Available Only Online
2012-3 Registration of Copyright: Definition of Claimant

Closed Rulemakings

Final Rule Date Docket Number Title
2018-01-18 2016-10 Group Registration of Photographs
2018-01-17 2017-9 Simplifying Deposit Requirements for Certain Literary Works and Musical Compositions
2017-11-13 2017-17 Fee for Recording Documents with Electronic Title Lists
2017-09-12 2017-13 Affixation and Position of Copyright Notice
2017-06-29 2016-8 Group Registration of Contributions to Periodicals
2017-06-15 2016-9 Supplementary Registration
2017-05-19 2013-5 Authentication of Electronic Signatures on Electronically Filed Statements of Account
2017-05-19 2017-4 Regulations to Address the Disruption of Copyright Office Electronic Systems
2017-05-10 2017-6 Technical Amendment to DMCA Designated Agent Rule
2017-02-06 2016-5 Copyright Office Technical Amendments
2017-02-02 2016-7 2017 Removal of Personally Identifiable Information from Registration Records
2016-11-01 2011-6 Designation of Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement
2016-09-09 2016-6 Copyright Office Adopts “Mailbox” Rule for Appeals to Refusals to Register
2015-10-28 2014-7 Section 1201 Exemptions to Prohibition Against Circumvention of Technological Measures Protecting Copyrighted Works
2014-11-18 2012-5 Verification of Cable and Satellite Statements of Account
2014-11-18 2014-8 Fees for Submitting Corrected Electronic Title Appendices
2014-09-18 2012-7 Section 115 License Statements of Account Rulemaking
2014-09-17 2014-4 Changes to Recordation Practices
2014-03-24 2012-1 Copyright Office Fees
2013-01-09 2010-3 Refunds Under the Cable Statutory License
2012-03-28 2011-8 Discontinuance of Form CO in Registration Practices
2012-10-26 2011-7 Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies (2012 DMCA Section 1201 rulemaking)
2012-07-09 2011-5 Automated Databases Consisting Predominantly of Photographs
2011-06-06 2010-5 Gap in Termination Provisions
2011-02-17 2009-4 Administration of Copyright Office Deposit Accounts
2010-01-25 2009-3 Mandatory Deposit of Published Electronic Works Available Only Online
2008-11-07 2007-1 Mechanical and Digital Phonorecords Delivery Compulsory License
2006-11-27 2005-11 Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies
2003-10-28 2002-4 Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies
2000-10-27 99-7B Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies