Copyright Office Extends Time to Submit Requests to Participate in 512 Roundtable Discussions
Issue No. 617 - April 1, 2016
The United States Copyright Office is extending the deadline for the submission of requests to participate in the section 512 roundtables in New York and California, which were announced in its March 18, 2016 Notice of Inquiry. The roundtables, to take place in New York, New York on May 2 and 3, 2016, and Stanford, California on May 12 and 13, 2016, will offer an opportunity for interested parties to comment on topics relating to the DMCA notice-and-takedown system, as set forth in the Notice of Inquiry issued by the Office on December 31, 2015. Those seeking to participate in the roundtables should complete and submit the online form available at http://copyright.gov/policy/section512/public-roundtable/participate-request.html. Requests to participate must now be received by the Copyright Office no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on April 11, 2016. The Office expects to post the agenda for the New York and California roundtables, including the participants for each session, on or about April 18, 2016. For further information about the section 512 study and roundtable, please see http://copyright.gov/policy/section512/.