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Issue 472 - October 26, 2012 

Final Rule Published in Section 1201 Proceeding

Final Rule Published in Section 1201 Proceeding The Librarian of Congress, upon the recommendation of the Register of Copyrights, has announced the classes of works to be subject to the exemption from the prohibition in 17 U.S.C. section 1201(a)(1) against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works. The final rule, effective as of October 28, 2012, along with the analysis and recommendation of the Register, may be accessed on the Copyright Office website at www.copyright.gov/1201.


November 2, 2012 Public symposium on Section 108 Reform at Columbia Law School in New York City
November 15 and 16, 2012 Public meeting in New York City on remedies for small copyright claims
November 26, 2012

Due date for reply comments on proposed amendments to proposed regulations governing reporting of statements of account under the section 115 license

November 26 and 27, 2012 Public meeting in Los Angeles on remedies for small copyright claims
December 5, 2012 Due date for comments on consideration of a federal resale royalty right

January 4, 2013

Due date for comments on Orphan Works

February 4, 2013

Due date for reply comments on Orphan Works

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