Deadline for Currently Designated MLC and DLC to Submit Initial Comments to USCO on Whether to Continue Their Existing Designations
April 1 All day
On January 30, the U.S. Copyright Office published a notification of inquiry required by the Music Modernization Act regarding whether the existing designations of the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) and Digital Licensee Coordinator (DLC) should be continued. This is the first of the review processes that the Copyright Office is statutorily required to conduct every five years. Initial submissions by the currently designated MLC and DLC must submitted by April 1. Written initial public comments must be submitted by May 29 and reply comments must be submitted by June 28. Reply comments by the currently designated MLC and DLC must be submitted by July 29. Additional information is available here.