Open Rulemakings


Docket Number Title
2017-9 Simplifying Deposit Requirements for Certain Literary Works and Musical Compositions
2017-10 Section 1201 Exemptions to Prohibition Against Circumvention of Technological Measures Protecting Copyrighted Works
2017-8 Secure Test
2017-7 Modernizing Document Recordation
2017-5 Pilot Program for Bulk Submission of Claims to Copyright
2017-1 Interim Rule Amending Freedom of Information Act Practices and Procedures
2016-10 Group Registration of Photographs
2016-3 Mandatory Deposit of Electronic Books and Sound Recordings Available Only Online
2012-3 Registration of Copyright: Definition of Claimant

Closed Rulemakings

Final Rule Date Docket Number Title
2017-09-12 2017-13 Affixation and Position of Copyright Notice
2017-06-29 2016-8 Group Registration of Contributions to Periodicals
2017-06-15 2016-9 Supplementary Registration
2017-05-19 2013-5 Authentication of Electronic Signatures on Electronically Filed Statements of Account
2017-05-19 2017-4 Regulations to Address the Disruption of Copyright Office Electronic Systems
2017-05-10 2017-6 Technical Amendment to DMCA Designated Agent Rule
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