Copyright Office seeks comment on IT modernization plan
The estimated $165 million plan aims to link integrate two of the office's key systems for tracking copyright information for songs, books and other creative works.
Patent office systems back online after nearly weeklong outage
The agency blamed a power supply line malfunction for the outage, which took filing, searching and payment systems offline.
Bill would make Copyright Office a standalone agency
House lawmakers introduced a bill that would remove the Copyright Office from the Library of Congress and make it an independent agency — a move meant, in part, to correct deficiencies in the office’s IT.
Library of Congress, Copyright Office butt heads over IT vision
House Administration Committee heard from the chief of the Copyright Office, who pushed for more autonomy over her agency's technology.
Copyright Register: IT outage shows why agency must modernize
The Copyright Office released the final version of a report to update its agency. It calls, in part, for more autonomy over its technology systems.
Think tank: Take Copyright Office out of Library of Congress
A report from the Hudson Institute bemoans the office's aging IT systems, a pain point for Copyright employees and intellectual property lawyers alike.