U.S. Copyright Office Seeks Comments to Modernize Registration System

U.S. Copyright Office Seeks Comments to Modernize Registration System

WASHINGTON — Adult content producers may want to offer their comments to the U.S. Copyright Office as the agency seeks submissions on ways to modernize its copyright registration system.

The U.S. Copyright Office said in a Federal Register notice that some of the intended improvements include better application tracking, improved user interface for electronic deposits, improved messaging system, and allowing users to view a draft registration certificate before final submission.

“As the office develops a new technological infrastructure for this system, it is considering several legal and policy changes to improve user experience, increase office efficiency, and decrease processing times,” the U.S. Copyright Office said. “The office is seeking public comment to inform its decisions on how to improve the regulations and practices related to the registration of copyright claims.

The U.S. Copyright Office is using the Regulations.gov system for the submission and posting of public comments in the proceeding.  Public comments are due by Jan. 15

Offer comments here.