Copyright Office Announces June Roundtable on Copyright Protection for Pre-1972 Sound Recordings
Issue No. 414 - March 29, 2011

The Copyright Office will host a roundtable on copyright protection for pre-1972 sound recordings on June 2, 2011, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. It is possible that the roundtable will continue on a second day, June 3. The roundtable will be conducted to assist the Copyright Office in its study for Congress on the desirability and means of bringing sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972, under federal jurisdiction. Further details on the roundtable will be announced early in May. The Office has already received initial comments in connection with the study, and reply comments are due April 13. (Read more.)