Copyright Alert: Deadline for DMCA Registered Agents to Submit New Designation Electronically is Quickly Approaching

If you are a service provider that designated an agent with the Copyright Office prior to December 1, 2016, you must submit a new designation electronically using the online registration system by December 31, 2017. Any designation not made through the online registration system will expire and become invalid after December 31, 2017. We've posted a recap in this month's …

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Howard Zaharoff Highlights 2016 Copyright Legislative and Regulatory Developments

While many are reflecting on the key copyright cases of 2016, Howard Zaharoff states the necessity of noting the important copyright legislative and regulatory developments that also took place. In his most recent article, Copyright Law: Legislative and Regulatory Developments, Howard discusses developments by the House Judiciary Committee, the Small Copyright Claims Tribunal, and the new …

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Copyright Alert: New Copyright Office Electronic System to Register Designated Agents Under the DMCA

Effective December 1, 2016, the US Copyright Office rolled out a new electronic system for the online registration of designated agents under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). Consequently, all online service providers who want the benefit of the safe harbor against copyright infringement claims are required to register under the new electronic system or, if they’re …

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