By Jeff Watson

Jeff Watson is a patent attorney with 11+ years of experience.  He tracks the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  and the Copyright Office for news.  Please find his most recent update below.

The Copyright Office has initiated the seventh triennial rulemaking proceeding under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), 17 U.S.C.  1201, which provided that the Librarian of Congress, upon the recommendation of the Register of Copyrights, may adopt temporary exemptions to section 1201’s prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works.  read more here.

On Thursday, June 29th, 2017, the U.S. Copyright Office Published Final Rule for Group Registration of Contributions of Periodicals under 37 CFR Parts 201 and 202.  Read more here.

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