U.S. Copyright Office Extends Deadline for Comments on its Rulemaking on Termination Rights and the Music Modernization Act

Issue No. 1023 - October 11, 2023

The U.S. Copyright Office is extending the deadline to submit comments in response to the Office’s September 26, 2023, supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking on termination rights and other topics related to the Music Modernization Act. The new deadlines will ensure that members of the public have sufficient time to prepare responses to the Office and that the Office can proceed on a timely basis with its inquiry of the issues identified in its notice with the benefit of a complete record.

Initial written comments are now due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Wednesday, November 8, 2023. Reply comments are now due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, November 28, 2023.

The Federal Register notice announcing this extension and additional information, including instructions for submitting comments, is available on the rulemaking’s webpage.