Open Rulemakings


Docket Number Title
2017–4 Disruption of Copyright Office Electronic Systems
2017–1 Interim Rule Amending Freedom of Information Act Practices and Procedures
2016–10 Group Registration of Photographs
2016–9 Supplementary Registration
2016–8 Group Registration of Contributions to Periodicals
2016-3 Mandatory Deposit of Electronic Books and Sound Recordings Available Only Online
2013-5 Authentication of Electronic Signatures on Electronically Filed Statements of Account
2012-3 Registration of Copyright: Definition of Claimant

Closed Rulemakings

Final Rule Date Docket Number Title
2017-02-06 2016–5 Copyright Office Technical Amendments
2017-02-02 2016-7 2017 Removal of Personally Identifiable Information from Registration Records
2016-11-01 2011-6 Designation of Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement
2016-09-09 2016-6 Copyright Office Adopts “Mailbox” Rule for Appeals to Refusals to Register
2015-10-28 2014-7 Section 1201 Exemptions to Prohibition Against Circumvention of Technological Measures Protecting Copyrighted Works
2014-11-18 2012-5 Verification of Cable and Satellite Statements of Account
2014-11-18 2014-8 Fees for Submitting Corrected Electronic Title Appendices
2014-09-18 2012-7 Section 115 License Statements of Account Rulemaking
2014-09-17 2014-4 Changes to Recordation Practices
2014-03-24 2012-1 Copyright Office Fees
2013-01-09 2010-3 Refunds Under the Cable Statutory License
2012-03-28 2011-8 Discontinuance of Form CO in Registration Practices
2012-10-26 2011-7 Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies (2012 DMCA Section 1201 rulemaking)
2012-07-09 2011-5 Automated Databases Consisting Predominantly of Photographs
2011-06-06 2010-5 Gap in Termination Provisions
2011-02-17 2009-4 Administration of Copyright Office Deposit Accounts
2010-01-25 2009-3 Mandatory Deposit of Published Electronic Works Available Only Online
2008-11-07 2007-1 Mechanical and Digital Phonorecords Delivery Compulsory License
2006-11-27 2005-11 Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies
2003-10-28 2002-4 Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies
2000-10-27 99-7B Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies