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U.S. Copyright Office: Engage Your Creativity: Copyright and IP for Young Professionals
April 26 @ 9:30 am
The U.S. Copyright Office will celebrate World Intellectual Property (IP) Day by hosting a virtual event titled Engage Your Creativity: Copyright and IP for Young Professionals “to [provide] an exploration of the intellectual property rights [that] young creators enjoy. Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter will open the event with introductory remarks. Altaye Tedla Desta, head of World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) eLearning Program, will speak on behalf of WIPO. “Throughout the event, attendees will hear presentations from George Thuronyi, the interim head of the Public Information and Education Office; Branden Ritchie, senior level attorney from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); and Jaylen Johnson, attorney-advisor from the Public Information and Education Office.” The program will conclude with Christopher Kenneally of Copyright Clearance Center, “who will interview young artists to discuss their experiences with IP, their career stories, and links to copyright relevance.” To register to attend the event, please click here.