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Issue 250 - February 24, 2005  

Office Modifies Policy on Selection of Applications Included in Pilot Program

The Copyright Office announces a modification to a policy decision (70 FR 3231) concerning changing the format of certain copyright registration certificates. The modification clarifies which applications for registration will be included in the pilot program in which certificates of registration will be generated from registration data scanned from the applications and stored in an electronic information system. (Read further information.)


Feb. 25 Due date for Notices of Intent to Participate and comments on royalty rates for analog television broadcast stations retransmitted by satellite carriers (html) (pdf)
Feb. 28 Claims to the 2004 DART royalty funds must be received in the Copyright Office by 5 p.m. on this date (html) (pdf)
Mar. 18 Due date for Petitions to Participate and the filing fee for rate adjustment proceeding (html) (pdf)
Mar. 25 Due date for comments on orphan works issues (html) (pdf)
May 9 Due date for reply comments on orphan works issues (html) (pdf)
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