Copyright Office Proposes Rule to Update Remitter Payment Options and Deposit Account Requirements

Issue No. 946 - February 4, 2022

The U.S. Copyright Office has issued a proposed rule amending its regulations governing remitter payments for Office services and requirements for maintaining a deposit account. The proposed rule consolidates regulatory provisions related to payment options, which are currently addressed in various sections of Office regulations, and updates regulations to articulate current Office practices. The Office is also proposing to simplify requirements for maintaining a deposit account and to clarify procedures related to noncompliant accounts.

For additional information, including instructions for submitting comments, please visit the Office website. Comments must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 7, 2022.