Following the hearings in May 2015, the Copyright Office sent follow-up questions to the witnesses who testified at the hearings. When they become available, the responses from the identified witnesses will be posted on this page.
* The Office has extended the deadline for responses to the post-hearing questions. Responses to the post-hearing questions issued on June 3, 2015 must now be received no later than the close of business Monday, June 29, 2015.
Proposed Class 1: Audiovisual works – educational uses – colleges and universities
Proposed Class 3: Audiovisual works – educational uses – massive open online courses (“MOOCs”)
Proposed Class 5: Audiovisual works – derivative uses – multimedia e-books
*In response to concerns that the post-hearing questions addressing Class 5 are highly technical and may require more response space than is provided for in the initial limit of five pages, the Office is extending the page limit for responses to the post-hearing questions addressing Class 5 to ten pages.
Proposed Class 6: Audiovisual works – derivative uses – filmmaking uses
Proposed Class 7: Audiovisual works – derivative uses – noncommercial remix videos
Proposed Class 19: Jailbreaking – video game consoles
Proposed Class 21: Vehicle software – diagnosis, repair, or modification
Proposed Class 22: Vehicle software – security and safety research
Proposed Class 23: Abandoned software – video games requiring server communication
Proposed Class 25: Software – security research
Proposed Class 26: Software – 3D printers
Proposed Class 27: Software – networked medical devices