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Issue 418 - April 8, 2011 

Copyright Office Announces New Deadline for Pre-1972 Sound Recording Study Reply Comments in the Event of a Government Shutdown

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, is the deadline for reply comments regarding the Copyright Office’s study on the desirability and means of bringing sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972, within federal jurisdiction. However, in the event that the federal government is shut down on that date, the new deadline will be 5:00 p.m. on the first business day after the Library of Congress resumes operation pursuant to section 703 of the copyright law. (Read more.)


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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