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You Own Devices Act

US Legislative Developments - 21 February 2015
H.R.862, You Own Devices Act, to amend title 17, United States Code, to provide that the first sale doctrine applies to any computer program that enables a machine or other product to operate, introduced 2/11/2015.
Categorii: US Copyright Office

Scope of the Copyright Royalty Judges Authority to Adopt Confidentiality Requirements

US Federal Register - 10 February 2015
The Copyright Royalty Judges, acting pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 802(f)(1)(B), referred a novel material question of substantive law to the Register of Copyrights concerning the Copyright Royalty Judges’ authority to adopt regulations imposing a duty of confidentiality upon copyright owners, whether or not that duty is included in a voluntarily negotiated license agreement between copyright owners and licensees in a proceeding under section 115 of the Act.

Aug. 6, 2013
Categorii: US Copyright Office

Copyright Office Amends Regulations to Offer New Electronic Registration Option for Single Copyright Applications

US Federal Register - 10 February 2015
The Copyright Office is amending its regulations on an interim basis to establish a new registration option called the "single application." The Office is doing so to provide an additional option for individual author claimants who use the Office's electronic registration system to register a single (one) work that is not a work made for hire.
Categorii: US Copyright Office

Jacqueline C. Charlesworth Appointed General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights

US Copyright Office Home Page - 10 February 2015
Register of Copyrights Maria A. Pallante announced today that she has appointed Jacqueline C. Charlesworth as General Counsel of the U.S. Copyright Office and Associate Register of Copyrights. Charlesworth most recently served as Senior Counsel to the Register, advising the Register on a broad range of legal and policy matters affecting the Copyright Office and the national copyright system, including litigation, rulemakings and a Congressionally directed study regarding small copyright claims.

July 30, 2013
Categorii: US Copyright Office

Copyright Matters Program to Take Place July 29, 2013: Copyright Conversations with the United Kingdom

US Copyright Office Home Page - 10 February 2015
The U.S. Copyright Office will present a Copyright Matters program on July 29, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Entitled Copyright Conversations with the United Kingdom, the program will be held in the Library of Congress Mumford Room, located on the 6th floor of the James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, D.C. Please allow time to enter the building and pass through security. The Mumford Room is accessible through the central elevator bank, closest to Independence Avenue.

7/25/2013
Categorii: US Copyright Office

Save the Date: Copyright Matters Program on Monday, July 29, 2013

US Copyright Office Home Page - 10 February 2015
The U.S. Copyright Office is pleased to announce a Copyright Matters program to take place on Monday, July 29, at 10:00 a.m.: Copyright Conversations with the United Kingdom.

7/18/2013
Categorii: US Copyright Office
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