Copyright Office Issues Response to Backlog Reports

Comments Off on Copyright Office Issues Response to Backlog Reports Written by on May 31, 2009 | Posted in Copyright Registration

Print this postThe Copyright Office has issued a response to last week’s reports of a backlog at the Copyright Office. In an email sent out to Copyright Office subscribers, the Copyright Office stated as follows: A recent Washington Post article focused on the lengthy processing times the Copyright Office is experiencing in wake of its […]

Copyright Office Announces Fee Increases Effective August 1, 2009

Comments Off on Copyright Office Announces Fee Increases Effective August 1, 2009 Written by on May 28, 2009 | Posted in Copyright Registration

Print this postThe Copyright Office has announced that a new fee increase will be effective August 1, 2009. Attached is the Analysis and Proposed Fee Adjustment Schedule submitted by the Copyright Office to Congress. I spent a few minutes reviewing the new pricelist, and in my opinion, the increases are fairly modest and should not […]

Backlog Issues No Longer Limited to USPTO; Copyright Office Also Experiencing Long Delays

Print this postThe Washington Post reported last week that the backlog issues, which once were limited to the Patent Office have now spilled over into the Copyright Office as well. According to the Washington Post, the delays mean that it now takes eighteen months instead of six months to receive a copyright registration, and the […]

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