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Issue 416 - April 8, 2011 

Copyright Office Hosts Public Meeting on Technical Aspects of Mandatory Deposit of Published Electronic Works Available Only Online

The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress will host a public meeting on May 24, 2011, with members of the publishing community to discuss lessons learned from the Office’s receipt of electronic deposits in fulfillment of the mandatory deposit requirements of the copyright law. The objective is to identify file submission, packaging, and formatting standards that can effectively and efficiently be adapted to the workflow requirements for both the publishing community and the Library of Congress. The public meeting will take place in the Copyright Hearing Room of the Madison Building of the Library of Congress, LM-408, 101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. 20059. The meeting is restricted to two representatives per organization. A notice of participation must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 11, 2011. A Federal Register notice announcing the meeting has been submitted to the Federal Register and will be published in accordance with its schedule.


Calendar

April 13, 2011 Due date for reply comments on pre-1972 sound recordings. Note: If the federal government is shut down on April 13, 2011, the new deadline for filing reply comments will be 5:00 p.m. on the first business day after the government resumes operation.
April 15, 2011

Deadline to complete Licensing Division survey

April 25, 2011 Due date for comments on marketplace solutions to statutory licensing. Note: If the federal government is shut down on April 25, 2011, the new deadline for filing reply comments will be 5:00 p.m. on the first business day after the government resumes operation.
May 1, 2011 Effective date of final rule on deposit accounts
May 11, 2011 Due date for notices of participation in public meeting on technical aspects of mandatory deposit of published electronic works available only online
May 24, 2011 Public meeting on technical aspects of mandatory deposit of published electronic works available only online
May 25, 2011 Due date for reply comments on marketplace solutions to statutory licensing
June 2, 2011

Roundtable on copyright protection for pre-1972 sound recordings

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