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U.S. Chamber Supports Congressional Copyright Office Bill

U.S. Chamber Supports Congressional Copyright Office Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President of the Global Intellectual Property Center Mark Elliot released the following statement in support of the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act, the result of a bipartisan, bicameral effort led by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), Senate […]

U.S. Copyright Office Deserves 21st Century Upgrade

U.S. Copyright Office Deserves 21st Century Upgrade

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives House Administration Committee held a hearing on “Improving Customer Service for the Copyright Community: Ensuring the Copyright Office and the Library of Congress are able to meet the demands of the digital age.” The hearing was prompted by a blistering report issued in March by the Government Accountability […]

The Flux Capacitor and the Copyright Office

The Flux Capacitor and the Copyright Office

Thirty years ago, audiences enjoyed the performances of Christopher Lloyd and Michael J. Fox in the sci-fi/comedy “Back to the Future,” the story of a scientist’s assistant who was accidentally transported back in time to 1955.  This past week, the U.S. Copyright Office had its own “Back to the Future” odyssey when its online registration […]