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Issue 425 - May 20, 2011 

Copyright Office Announces Program Reorganization

The Copyright Office has made nonsubstantive amendments to its regulations to reflect a reorganization that has moved the recordation function from the Visual Arts and Recordation Division of the Registration and Recordation Program to the Information and Records Division. As a result of this reorganization, the name of the Registration and Recordation Program has been changed to the Registration Program effective May 13, 2011.


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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