The Copyright Summer Blockbuster

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Maria Pallante, who holds the honor of being the Register for Copyrights in the United States Copyright Office, released mid-week the first major update in over two decades related to administrative practice. A public draft of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practice – Third Edition, or as I am now calling it the “Copyright Summer Blockbuster” was released on Wednesday. The 1,200+ page document goes into effect on December 15, 2014, which gives us all plenty of time to digest it all.

It is the “must read” publication for Summer 2014, at least for me. You can find the entire publication by going HERE. Admittedly I am still wading thru this document. But, so far there have been some interesting tidbits. Here are the Top 3 Things noteworthy in the Copyright Summer Blockbuster … so far.

  1. The Copyright Office is Your Friend.  

As the press release…

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