eService Will be Offline over Three Weekends to Upgrade Software
Issue No. 392 - July 22, 2010

The Copyright Office is engaged in a major project to upgrade the software application that drives eService. System testing and implementation of the new software will occur over three upcoming weekends, resulting in periods during which eService will be offline. The testing and upgrade schedule is as follows:

1. First test: Friday, July 30, from 5:00 p.m. until Sunday, August 1, at 6:00 a.m.

2. Second test: Friday, August 6, from 5:00 p.m. until Sunday, August 8, at 6:00 a.m.

3. Upgrade: Thursday, August 12, at 5:00 p.m. to Sunday, August 15, at 6:00 p.m.

All times listed are Eastern Time. We apologize for the inconvenience. For further information, go to the Copyright Office website at