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Issue 498 - April 3, 2013 

Copyright Matters Program May 6, 2013: “Nimmer on Copyright Rescheduled

The U.S. Copyright Office will host a Copyright Matters program on May 6, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress. A panel of experts will address “Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years” with reflections about the treatise and copyright law. The panel will be moderated by Karyn Temple Claggett, associate register of copyrights and director of policy and international affairs, and includes David Nimmer, UCLA School of Law and Irell & Manella LLP; Jon Baumgarten, former general counsel in the Copyright Office; Barton Beebe, professor of law at New York University School of Law; Robert Brauneis, professor of law at The George Washington University Law School; and Shira Perlmutter, chief policy officer and director for international affairs at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The event will be hosted by Maria A. Pallante, Register of Copyrights. Joseph Salvo, president of the Copyright Society of the USA, will give opening remarks. The event is free and open to the public. (Read more.)


Calendar

April 12, 2013: Due date for comments on remedies for small copyright claims

April 12, 2013: Due date for requests to participate in the hearing on the federal resale royalty right

April 23, 2013: Public hearing on federal resale royalty right

May 6, 2013: "Copyright Matters" event, "Nimmer on Copyright:" Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress

May 21, 2013: Due date for comments on technological upgrades to registration and recordation functions

 

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