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In an effort to redefine legal excellence, Gonzalo Law LLC believes it is important to be knowledgeable on local and international current events. These news events often result in changes to the laws that affect our clients. In order to provide additional resources to our clients, we provide access to the following U.S. and International news sources. These resources are for informational purposes only.Please note that although we do check that all news comes from a reliable source, Gonzalo Law LLC does not guarantee the accuracy of the reported news. In addition, the views and opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the firm. Gonzalo Law LLC does not have any direct association with the following independent news providers.

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  • Library of Congress GDPR Notification
    Attention subscriber to bulletin services from the Library of Congress: As you may be aware, on May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation EU (2016)/679 (GDPR) came into force in all EU member states. The GDPR applies to “personal data,” meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified by reference to an identifier. It requires that personal data be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner, and that personal data be collected for specified and legitimate purposes. For those who subscribe to the Library’s email and RSS bulletins, the Library of Congress collects email addresses which can include personal data. The Library of Congress relies on its legitimate interests to process this data so that we can keep you up to date with developments for the topics to which you subscribe. The Library does not make any other use of this data. The Library respects your personal data and takes care to maintain its confidentiality. You have the right to unsubscribe from the Library’s e-mail newsletters and alerts at any time. You can manage your subscriptions by clicking “Subscriber Preferences” in the box at the bottom of this email. If you have any questions about the Library’s data privacy policy, please email the Library: ogc@loc.gov  
  • U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 718
    NewsNet Issue 718May 24, 2018 U.S. Copyright Office Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Seeking Comments on Proposed Fee Schedule The United States Copyright Office is proposing a new fee schedule, with proposed changes to fees for services in the following areas: registration, recordation, record retrieval, search, and certification, the Licensing Division, and other ancillary services. The proposed fee schedule aims to improve the rate of cost-recovery for the Office’s fee-based services. The notice of proposed rulemaking and instructions on how to submit a comment are available here. Written comments must be received no later than July 23, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. eastern time.          
  • U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 717
    NewsNet Issue 717May 17, 2018 U.S. Copyright Office Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Relating to Group Registration of Serials and Newsletters The Copyright Office has published notices of proposed rulemaking to update its regulations governing group registration of serials and newsletters. Among other things, the proposed rules will require applicants to file an online application rather than a paper application, and upload a complete digital copy of each issue through the electronic registration system instead of submitting it in physical form. The rule would also specify that registration deposits will not satisfy the copyright owner’s separate obligation to deposit copies of works for the benefit of the Library of Congress. The proposed rule would instead require copyright owners to provide complimentary subscriptions to serials and newsletters that the Library determines are important for its collections. The Office seeks public comments on the proposed amendments, which will be considered in promulgating a final rule. The proposed regulations and instructions on how to submit a comment are available here for serials and here for newsletters. Written comments must be received no later than June 18, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. eastern time.        
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