Copyright Office To Launch Electronic Claim System

Law360, New York (June 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Copyright Office is going online, revamping and modernizing its operations to make it easier for authors to register and protect their original works.

In a big step in the office's transition from paper-based to Web-based copyright claims processing, its new online registration system – electronic Copyright Office, or eCO – will be open for business on July 1, the office said.

“The copyright office's re-engineering initiative is not a goal, but a framework to continually improve business operations,” said Marybeth Peters, register of copyrights....
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