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Issue 289 -July 1, 2006  

New Copyright Office Fees Effective Today, July 1, 2006

Certain Copyright Office fees charged for copyright registration, recordation, and related services go into effect today, July 1, 2006. The new fees apply to any request for services received in the Office on or after July 1, 2006. The fee increases were announced in the Federal Register on June 1, 2006 (71 FR 31089). The fees that have increased include those for registration ($45), document recordation ($95 for a single title), supplementary registration ($115), search services, certifications ($150 per hour), and additional certificates ($40). See the Copyright Office website for a complete list of the new fees. The Copyright Act requires the Office to adjust fees periodically based upon the costs to the Office of providing the services for which the fees are charged. (Read further information.)


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