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United States Documents, Comments on Notices of Inquiry

LCA Comments Regarding Deferred Registration Examination

On January 24, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance submitted comments in response to the US Copyright Office’s notice of inquiry concerning the merits of providing an option to defer examination of copyright registration application materials until a later request by the applicant. LCA opposed the creation of a deferred examination option.

Other Matters

A New Approach to Foreign Commercial-Scale Infringement

On January 12, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance published a statement supporting balanced copyright frameworks overseas to improve the legitimacy of copyright law.

Other Matters

LCA Position on Proposed U.S. Intellectual Property Office

On January 12, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance issued a statement opposing the creation of a single executive branch intellectual property office.

Comments on Notices of Inquiry

LCA Reply Comments on Publishers’ Protection Study

On January 5, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted reply comments to the US Copyright Office on the Publishers’ Protection Study.

United States Documents, Comments on Notices of Inquiry

LCA Comments on Proposed Rule for Compliance Review by Copyright Claims Attorney

On November 29, 2021, the Library Copyright Alliance submitted comments to the Copyright Office’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the compliance review by the Copyright Claims Attorney under the CASE Act.

United States Documents, Comments on Notices of Inquiry

LCA Comments on Publishers’ Protection Study

On November 24, 2021, the Library Copyright Alliance submitted comments to the Copyright Office on the publishers’ protection study.

1201 Rulemaking

LCA Statement Welcoming New Exemptions to Section 1201

On October 27, 2021, The Library Copyright Alliance released a statement welcoming the new exemptions and renewal of existing exemptions to the prohibition on the circumvention of technological protection measures set forth in the 17 U.S.C. 1201.

United States Documents, Comments on Notices of Inquiry

LCA Comments on Proposed Rule for Preemptive Opt-Out

On September 30, 2021, the Library Copyright Alliance submitted comments on the Copyright Office’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the procedures for libraries and archives to opt out of proceedings before the Copyright Claims Board under the CASE Act.

United States Documents, Other Matters

LCA Statement on Copyright Office Sovereign Immunity Study

On September 1, 2021, the Library Copyright Office (LCA) released a statement welcoming the report on copyright and state sovereign immunity issued by the US Copyright Office.

Other International

LCA Submits Comments on the Copyright Amendment Bill

On July 7, 2021, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted comments on the alignment of the Copyright Amendment Bill with South Africa’s obligations set out in international treaties.