eCO: The Electronic Copyright Office
By Andrew Hudson November 1, 2013
The U.S. Copyright Office provides an online registration service, called “eCO” for Electronic Copyright Office. The address is www.copyright.gov/eco/.
- Lower filing fee of $35 for a basic claim (for online filings only)
- Fastest processing time
- Online status tracking
- Secure payment by credit or debit card, electronic check, or Copyright Office deposit account
- The ability to upload certain categories of deposits directly into eCO as electronic filesAvailable 24 hours a day, except for routine maintenance every Sunday from 12:00 midnight to 6:00 AM Eastern Time