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

Issue No. 1027 - November 16, 2023

The U.S. Copyright Office is extending the deadline to submit reply 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 deadline will ensure that members of the public have sufficient time to prepare reply comments 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 Tuesday, December 5, 2023.

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