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Issue 248 - February 14, 2005  

Copyright Office Announces Technical Amendments

The Copyright Office announces technical amendments to the regulation permitting copyright applicants to request reconsideration of Office decisions to refuse registration. The regulation was published on December 28, 2004. This announcement corrects references to the regulatory citation governing the fees charged copyright applicants for the first and second requests for reconsideration. (Read further information.)


Feb. 14 Effective date of change in format of certain copyright registration certificates issued under the Copyright Act (html) (pdf)
Feb. 16 Due date for comments on whether the 2005 cable statutory license rate adjustment proceeding should take place under the auspices of the CARP or the CRJ (html) (pdf)
Feb. 25 Due date for Notices of Intent to Participate and comments on royalty rates for analog television broadcast stations retransmitted by satellite carriers (html) (pdf)
Feb. 28 Claims to the 2004 DART royalty funds must be received in the Copyright Office by 5 p.m. on this date (html) (pdf)
Mar. 25 Due date for comments on orphan works issues (html) (pdf)
May 9 Due date for reply comments on orphan works issues (html) (pdf)
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