Artificial Intelligence Study
The U.S. Copyright Office is conducting a study regarding the copyright issues raised by generative artificial intelligence (AI). This study will collect factual information and policy views relevant to copyright law and policy. The Office will use this information to analyze the current state of the law, identify unresolved issues, and evaluate potential areas for congressional action.
The Office published a notice of inquiry on August 30, 2023. Initial written comments are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on October 30, 2023. Reply comments are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on November 29, 2023.
For more information, please review the notice of inquiry, the notice regarding the extension of the comment period, and the webpage for the Office's AI Initiative.
- May 12, 2023 - USCO Letter to Congress re: AI Initiative and Use of Copyrighted Works for AI
- December 12, 2022 - USCO & USPTO Letter to Congress re: Joint National Commission on AI