USCO Webinar on the Copyright Claims Board


The U.S. Copyright Office will host a webinar titled What You Need to Know about Small Claims and the Copyright Claims Board (CCB). This 50 minute webinar will cover topics such as What Is the CCB?, Who Can Use It?, What You Should Know Before Filing or Participating in a CCB Proceeding, and much more. The […]

Challenges and Opportunities with Intellectual Property and Technology Innovation in Muslim-Majority Countries


The Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2) at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School is hosting a webinar to discuss IP and technology innovation in Muslim-majority countries with leading experts and leaders. The event will include perspectives from the Emirate of Dubai government legal department, international law firms, and manufacturers. Panelists will […]

PPA Annual Imaging USA Conference

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, TN

Imaging USA, the premier photography conference and expo that draws more than 10,000 photography professionals each year, will be held in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference features classes led by industry experts, networking opportunities, and “a huge expo showcasing photography vendors who are as passionate about photography as Imaging USA attendees.” The opening keynote, titled Spark the […]

USCO Monthly Recordation System Webinar

The U.S. Copyright Office will continue to hold monthly webinars to keep the public updated on the Office’s optimized Recordation System. Separate from the Office’s registration application, the new recordation module allows users to electronically transfer their copyrights to someone else. The webinars will “cover announcements about the module, important reminders, frequently asked questions, and a live […]

New York Chapter of Copyright Society Hosts Happy Hour

Papillon Bistro, 22 E 54th Street, New York, NY

Join the New York Chapter of the Copyright Society for its first 2023 social event, designed to bring together copyright enthusiasts. For additional information and to register, please click here.

ETTAC to Hold Meeting on AI

Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 3884, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

The Emerging Technology Technical Advisory Committee (ETTAC) will meet on January 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET (closed session) and from 2:40 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET (open session). The open session will be accessible via teleconference. To join the open portion of the conference, please submit inquiries to Yvette Springer at A limited […]

USCO Virtual Public Roundtable on NFTs and Copyright

Virtual Roundtable

The U.S. Copyright Office will host a virtual roundtable as part of its Study on Non-fungible Tokens and Related Intellectual Property Law Issues. The roundtable was originally scheduled for January 18 but has been moved to January 31 with the start time to be confirmed. For additional information, including instructions for submitting comments and roundtable participation […]

Deadline for Comments to USPTO on Draft Strategic Plan 2022-2026


On January 6, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that it is soliciting comments on the draft 2022-2026 Strategic Plan, which sets forth five goals to drive innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity for the benefit of all Americans and people around the world. Comments are due by January 31 and can be sent via […]

The Copyright Claims Board: What We Know So Far


The Copyright Alliance—in partnership with 15 Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) organizations across the U.S.—will host a Copyright Claims Board (CCB) webinar, titled What We Know About the CCB Thus Far. The event speakers will take an in-depth look at how things are working with the CCB seven months after its launch by the U.S. Copyright […]

Deadline for Comments to USCO on CCB Interim Rules

On December 19, the U.S. Copyright Office published an interim rule in the Federal Register amending its regulations governing the appearance of law student representatives before the Copyright Claims Board (CCB), district court referrals, proof of service forms, and default proceedings. The interim rules allow the CCB to modify or suspend certain rules when a claim is referred […]

(New) Deadline for Submitting Written Comments to USCO on NFT Study


On November 23, the U.S. Copyright Office published a Federal Register Notice announcing a joint study with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to examine various matters related to intellectual property that arise from the use of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Written comments were originally due on January 9, 2023, but the deadline has been extended to February […]