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Issue 421 - April 26, 2011 

Copyright Office Celebrates World Intellectual Property Day

April 26 is World Intellectual Property Day, an international celebration of the creativity, expression, and innovation fostered by copyright law and other protection of intellectual property. The U.S. Copyright Office joins the World Intellectual Property Organization and its member states throughout the world in celebrating the significant contributions of authors and other creators to our global society. (Read more.)


Calendar

April 26, 2011 International celebration of World Intellectual Property Day
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 23, 2011 Due date for affidavits stating that a television station qualifies as a specialty station
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

June 10, 2011 Hearing on marketplace solutions to statutory licensing

 

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