[A2k] Orphan works & mass digitization at US CO Mark your calendar (many times)

Manon Ress manon.ress at keionline.org
Mon Feb 10 18:56:10 PST 2014


Between the USPTO, the US CO and the EU, they are keeping NGO people busy
this coming weeks.  Note next date:  register by Feb 24.


http://www.copyright.gov/newsnet/2014/526.html

Copyright Office Announces Public Roundtable Discussions and Seeks Further
Comments on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization

The United States Copyright Office will host public roundtable discussions
on potential legislative solutions for orphan works and mass digitization
under U.S. copyright law on March 10-11, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Requests
to participate should be submitted by February 24, 2014. For a
participation request form, go to
http://www.copyright.gov/orphan/participation-request-form.html.

The Office is also seeking public comments on potential legislative
solutions for orphan works and mass digitization under U.S. copyright law.
A comment form will be posted on the Copyright Office website at
http://www.copyright.gov/orphan/ no later than March 12, 2014. Comments are
due by April 14, 2014, and will be posted on the Copyright Office website.

For the complete Notice of Inquiry, which provides details about the
roundtables and instructions for commenting, see the Federal Register (79
FR 7706).

Calendar

February 24, 2014: Due date for requests to participate in public
roundtable discussions on orphan works and mass digitization

February 28, 2014: Due date for requests to participate at the principal
discussion table in the meetings regarding the reengineering of documents
recordation

March 10-11, 2014: Public roundtable discussions in Washington, D.C. on
orphan works and mass digitization

March 15, 2014: Due date for comments on proposed key elements relevant to
reengineering the document recordation function

March 18, 2014: Date when detailed agendas for each meeting on
reengineering of documents recordation will be emailed and posted on the
Copyright Office website at www.copyright.gov/docs/recordation

March 25, 2014: Public meeting in Los Angeles on reengineering of documents
recordation

March 26, 2014: Public meeting in Santa Clara County, California, on
reengineering of documents recordation

March 28, 2014: Public meeting in New York City on reengineering of
documents recordation

April 14, 2014: Due date for comments on orphan works and mass digitization

-- 
Manon Ress, Ph.D.
Knowledge Ecology International, KEI
manon.ress at keionline.org, tel.: +1 202 332 2670
www.keionline.org



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