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Issue 454 - April 26, 2012 

Copyright Office Celebrates World Intellectual Property Day Today

On April 26, 2012, the U.S. Copyright Office celebrates World Intellectual Property Day, an international celebration of the visionary innovation and creative expression fostered by the intellectual property system. To read the Office's official statement on the celebration, go to http://www.copyright.gov/docs/wipo2012.html.


Calendar

May 11, 2012

Hearing in Washington, D.C., on possible exemptions to the prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works. This hearing will be confined to demonstrations of technology.

May 14, 2012

Due date for comments on new fee schedule.

May 17-18, 2012

Hearing in Los Angeles, California, on possible exemptions to the prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works.

May 31-June 1
and June 4-June 6, 2012

Hearing in Washington, D.C., on possible exemptions to the prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works.
July 1, 2012

Effective date of discontinuance of Form CO and removal from regulations of references to CON1 and CON2.

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