Copyright Office Interim Rule on Document Recordation and New Recordation Fee for Electronic Title Lists Effective Today
Issue No. 695 - December 18, 2017
Today, the Office’s previously announced interim rule on document recordation and new recordation fee for electronic title lists became effective. In connection with these new rules, the Office has revised its document cover sheet, Form DCS, and its use is now mandatory for all recordation submissions. The revised form and instructions for completing it can be found here. Additionally, the Office has created a similar cover sheet for notice of termination filings, Form TCS, the use of which is also mandatory. That form and instructions for completing it can be found here. Lastly, the Office has amended the requirements and process for creating and submitting electronic title lists. The Office now has an Excel template for remitters to use in creating their lists. Detailed requirements and instructions for completing and submitting electronic title lists can be found here.