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Issue 423 - May 6, 2011 

Copyright Office Announces Dates and Times for Public Meeting on Copyright Protection for Pre-1972 Sound Recordings; Invites Participation Requests

The Copyright Office will host a public meeting on copyright protection for pre-1972 sound recordings on June 2, 2011, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and on June 3, 2011, from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The meeting, which will be in a roundtable format, 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. To participate in the meeting, interested parties must submit a participation request form that is available at http://www.copyright.gov/docs/sound/ by Monday, May 16, 2011, at 5:00 pm eastern daylight time. (Read more).


Calendar

May 11, 2011 Due date for notices of participation in public meeting on technical aspects of mandatory deposit of published electronic works available only online
May 23, 2011 Due date for affidavits stating that a television station qualifies as a specialty station
May 24, 2011 Public meeting on technical aspects of mandatory deposit of published electronic works available only online
May 25, 2011 Due date for reply comments on marketplace solutions to statutory licensing
June 2, 2011

Roundtable on copyright protection for pre-1972 sound recordings

June 10, 2011 Hearing on marketplace solutions to statutory licensing

 

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