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USCO Virtual Roundtable Discussion on Copyright Protections for [Press] Publishers
December 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm EST
The U.S. Copyright Office will hold a virtual roundtable discussion regarding its notice of inquiry (NOI) on Copyright Protections for [Press] Publishers, which the Office is studying per a request from Congress. The roundtable will include a discussion of “comments on the effectiveness of copyright protections for publishers, with a focus on press publishers… [and] are intended “to support a congressionally-requested study of whether additional protections for press publishers are desirable, following the recent implementation of such protections in the European Union.” An initial request for comments was due by November 26. Second round comments are due by January 5, 2022. To register for the roundtable, please use the form available here. For those interested in providing oral testimony during the Audience Participation portions of the event, a sign-up form will be available on the Office’s website starting December 7, 2021.