U.S. Copyright Office Extends Deadline for Reply Comments on its Rulemaking on Access to Electronic Works

Issue No. 1024 - October 18, 2023

The U.S. Copyright Office is extending the deadline to submit reply comments in response to the Office’s September 1, 2023, notice of proposed rulemaking to update its regulation regarding electronic deposits of published works submitted to the Office eligible for selection by the Library of Congress for addition to its collections. 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.

Reply comments are now due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Monday, October 30, 2023.

The Federal Register notice announcing this extension and additional information, including instructions for submitting comments, is available here.