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United States Documents, Comments on Notices of Inquiry

LCA Submits Comments on Sovereign Immunity

On September 2, 2020, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted comments to the US Copyright Office in response to their notice of inquiry on sovereign immunity. Sovereign Immunity Comments

Comments on Notices of Inquiry

LCA Submits Comments Regarding Mandatory Deposit of Electronic-Only Books

On July 27, 2020, LCA submitted comments regarding the June 29, 2020 notice of proposed rulemaking concerning “Mandatory Deposit of Electronic-Only Books.”

House Judiciary Copyright Review

Statement of David Hansen Before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary

On June 2, 2020, David Hansen, associate university librarian and lead copyright & information policy officer at Duke University, testified on behalf of the Association of Research Libraries, the American Library Association, and the Association of College and Research Libraries at a Senate subcommittee hearing on the DMCA notice-and-takedown system. Hansen testified that most universities and research libraries straddle both...

Other Matters

Update on Georgia State E-Reserves Litigation

On Marh 17, 2020, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) posted an update on the Georgia State E-Reserves Litigation. U.S. District Court Judge Evans determined that 37 of the alleged 48 infringements were fair uses.

International Treaties and Trade Agreements, Other International

LCA Sends Post-Hearing Brief on South Africa Country Practice Review

On February 28, 2020, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), sent a post-hearing brief to the Office of the United States Trade Representative commenting on Docket No. USTR-2019-0020 on South Africa Country Practice Review.