Copyright Office Announces Additional Roundtable for Section 512 Study
Issue No. 744 - February 1, 2019

The U.S. Copyright Office is announcing that it will hold a one-day public roundtable on April 8, 2019, in Washington, DC, to gather further input for its study on section 512. The roundtable will allow interested members of the public to address relevant domestic and international developments relating to online service provider liability that have occurred since the close of the study’s written comment period on February 6, 2017. Specifically, the roundtable will consider the following topics: (1) recent domestic case law interpreting provisions of the DMCA safe harbor framework and (2) recent international legal and policy developments related to addressing liability for infringing content online.

Those seeking to participate in the roundtable should complete and submit the online form available here. Requests to participate must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 15, 2019. For further information on this study, please see