Big News for News Publishers: A New Efficient Framework for Registering News Websites

Last month, the U.S. Copyright Office (the “Copyright Office”) proposed new rules that would make it easier to obtain copyright registration for frequently updated news websites.  The Copyright Office invites comments on the proposal which must be in writing and received by the Copyright Office by February 20, 2024.[1] Background...

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U.S. Copyright Office Steps Into the Future (Albeit Slowly) With Its Strategic Plan for 2022-2026

Years in the making, the U.S. Copyright Office has released a new strategic plan – Fostering Creativity and Enriching Culture (the “Plan”) – to be implemented over 2022-2026. Its overarching purpose is to make the copyright system more accessible, understandable, and up to date, as well as more useful to...

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