Items tagged "library of congress"
Public Knowledge Welcomes Appointment of New Register of CopyrightsMarch 27, 2019 Copyright , Copyright Office , library of congress , register of copyrights
Today, Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden announced her appointment of Karyn A. Temple as the new Register of Copyrights, a role she has filled on an acting basis since 2016. As the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, Ms. Temple will oversee the Office’s administration of major areas of copyright law, such as registration by copyright owners and various statutory licenses, as well as the advice the Office provides to Congress.Read More
Public Knowledge Responds to House Judiciary Committee’s Copyright Office ProposalDecember 8, 2016 Copyright Office , Copyright Reform , library of congress
Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) announced a proposal to reform the United States Copyright Office. The Committee has requested written comments on its proposal by January 31, 2017 and cautions that it only “marks a starting point for further discussion.”Read More
Public Knowledge Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Dr. Carla Hayden to Library of CongressJuly 13, 2016 Copyright , Intellectual Property , library of congress
Today, the United States Senate confirmed Dr. Carla Hayden as the next Librarian of Congress. President Obama nominated Dr. Hayden to the position last February.Read More