US Copyright Office announces roundtable discussions for Section 512 study

The US Copyright Office has announced two two-day public round table to gather additional input for its section 512 study. The round tables, to take place in New York on May 2 and 3, 2016, and Stanford, California on May 12 and 13, 2016, will offer an opportunity for interested parties to comment on topics relating to the DMCA notice-and-take down system, as set forth in the Notice of Inquiry issued by the Office on December 31, 2015. Those seeking to participate in the round table should complete and submit the online form available at http://copyright.gov/policy/section512/public-roundtable/participate-request.html.