U.S. Copyright Office
Library of Congress
Home About News Publications Forms Law Licensing Registration Search Records
newsnet

Issue 448 - January 24, 2012 

Copyright Office Reviews Fees, Request Comments

The Copyright Office is reviewing the fees it charges for services and will publish a proposed revised fee schedule in spring 2012. As part of the process of formulating that fee schedule, the Office seeks the views of interested parties on two particular issues. (1) With respect to the basic registration fee, should special consideration be provided to individual author-claimants registering a single work? (2) Are there any special services and corresponding fees that the Office should expand, improve, or add to its offerings at this time, including, for example, additional expedited services and fee options? Comments are due February 23, 2012. (Read more.)


Calendar

February 10, 2012

Due date for comments on proposed classes of works to be exempted from the prohibition against circumvention

February 23, 2012 Due date for comments on Copyright Office fees
March 2, 2012 Due date for reply comments addressing points made in the initial comments on proposed classes of works to be exempted from the prohibition against circumvention
Mailing List

NewsNet is a free electronic newsletter that alerts subscribers to hearings, deadlines for comments, new and proposed regulations, new publications, and other copyright-related subjects. Subscriptions are offered in four topic areas:

  • What's New at the Copyright Office: general copyright-related news and additions to our website
  • eService updates
  • Licensing: updates on regulations and procedures for compulsory and statutory licenses
  • Legislative Developments: alerts on copyright-related bills introduced in Congress or enacted into law.

Subscribe to NewsNet


NewsNet Archives
2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 

    Read our press releases.