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Issue 427 - June 1, 2011 

Maria Pallante Appointed 12th Register of Copyrights

Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has appointed Maria A. Pallante as the 12th Register of Copyrights and director of the United States Copyright Office, effective today, June 1, 2011. Pallante served as the Acting Register for the past five months, following the retirement of Marybeth Peters on December 31, 2010. (Read more.)


June 1, 2011 Effective date of appointment of Maria A. Pallante as Register of Copyrights
June 2 and 3, 2011 Roundtable on copyright protection for pre-1972 sound recordings
June 8, 2011

Due date for submission of testimony in June 10, 2011, hearing and for suggested questions for the panel to use in the hearing

June 10, 2011 Hearing on marketplace solutions to statutory licensing


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