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Issue 336—January 23, 2008     

Copyright Office Proposes Clarifications to Regulations Governing Termination and Related Provisions

The Copyright Office proposes to make clarifications to its regulations governing the recordation of notices of termination and certain related provisions. The Office seeks public comment on the proposed amendments, which would communicate the Office’s practices as to notices of termination that are untimely filed; clarify the fact that a notice of termination is not legally sufficient simply because it has been recorded; update the legibility requirements for all recorded documents, including notices of termination; make minor explanatory edits to the fee schedule for multiple titles within a document (adding notices of termination as an example); and create a new mailing address to which notices of termination should be sent. Comments are due by February 22, 2008. Reply comments are due by March 24, 2008. (Read further information.)

Calendar


February 11

Due date for comments on cable systems issues (more)

February 22 Due date for comments on proposed clarifications to regulations governing recordation of notices of termination and related provisions (more)
March 24 Due date for reply comments on proposed clarifications to regulations governing recordation of notices of termination and related provisions (more)

March 26

Due date for reply comments on cable systems issues (more)

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