May 24, 2022

U.S. Copyright Office Releases Redlines for Draft of Compendium of Copyright Office Practices

From the U.S. Copyright Office:

The U.S. Copyright Office today announces the posting of redlines comparing the current version of Compendium of Copyright Office Practices (Third), which was released December 22, 2014, and the public draft of Compendium (Third), which was released June 1, 2017.

The redlines are available on the revision history portion of the Compendium webpage.

They are intended to assist members of the public in understanding the amendments and revisions contained in the public draft.

The Office previously released a list of all sections that have been added, amended, or removed in this update, and a set of release notes providing a brief summary of the substantive revisions.

The Office has extended the deadline to provide comments until July 30, 2017. Comments may be submitted on the Office’s website.

Direct to Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition

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