Copyright Office and USPTO Announce the Availability of Electronic Comment Page for Proceeding on Facilitating Access to Copyrighted Works
Issue No. 366 - April 17, 2009

The Copyright Office and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announce that parties may file comments electronically in the proceeding seeking comment on the topic of facilitating access to copyrighted works for "blind or other persons with disabilities" in connection with a forthcoming meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights of the World Intellectual Property Organization. This announcement follows a Federal Register notice published on March 26, 2009, as supplemented in a notice published on April 17, 2009. Comments are due by 5:00 pm on April 21, 2009. Reply comments are due by 5:00 pm on May 4, 2009. The electronic comment page is available on the Copyright Office website (Read further information.)