In an endeavor to improve transparency and speedy disposal of applications, the Copyright Office has published on its website the Practice and Procedure Manual for examinations of applications in respect of literary, artistic, musical, cinematograph film and sound recording works vide public notice dated April 27, 2018.
The Public Notice dated April 27, 2018 can be accessed here.
The Copyright Office through a public notice dated February 27, 2018 published draft guidelines on its website in respect of the aforementioned works for inviting reviews and comments from all stakeholders.
After taking into consideration relevant suggestions received from the stakeholders, the Copyright Office has published Practice and Procedure Manual, 2018 for examinations of applications.
The Practice and Procedure Manual for examinations of applications in respect of –