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Copyright Claims Board Tweaks Court Referral, Law Student Rules

Dec. 16, 2022, 8:55 PM

Copyright disputes referred from a federal court to an administrative small claims board should see a more streamlined procedural process, the US Copyright Office said in an interim rule set for publication Monday.

The office also is clarifying its rules allowing law students to represent a party before the Copyright Claims Board, which began operating in June as a voluntary alternative to district court litigation for infringement claims of $30,000 or less.

It’s seeking public comment on the interim rule “for any future amendments deemed appropriate,” according to a Federal Register notice issued Friday.

Under the new rule, the board ...