2023 Intellectual Property Institute

Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows, Santa Monica, CA and online

The USC Gould School of Law is hosting the 2023 Intellectual Property Institute where more than 600 intellectual property professionals will gather to hear national speakers and discuss emerging issues and best practices in copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret and related fields. Speakers include Judges Labson-Freeman (N.D. CA), Gutierrez (C.D. CA), Holcomb (C.D. CA), and […]

Fireside Chat and Reception to Honor Justice Breyer’s Copyright Legacy

George Washington Law School, 2000 H Street NW, Washington, DC

The DC Chapter of the Copyright Society, in partnership with the George Washington University Law School, will host a two-part event in honor of retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s copyright legacy. Part one will feature a Fireside Chat with Justice Breyer and Professor Robert Brauneis, Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Intellectual Property […]

Copyright Management Made Easy

Virtual Event

RightsClick and Imprimo will host a virtual event titled Copyright Management Made Easy. During the event, attendees will learn how creators can build a professional online presence, safely present their work online, and manage and enforce their copyrighted works. The event will also include a demo of RightsClick and Imprimo and will conclude with a Q&A. […]

Register Perlmutter to Speak at LA Copyright Society Event

The LA Chapter of the Copyright Society will host its annual event titled Copyright and the California Coast, which will be presented by Shira Perlmutter, Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office. During the event, Register Perlmutter will provide an update on the state of copyright as well as share information on […]

Tin Pan South Songwriting Seminar (TPSSS)

The Fisher Center of Performing Arts, Nashville, TN

The Tin Pan South Songwriting Seminar (also known as TPSSS and formerly known as Spring Training) will be presented by NSAI and Belmont University. The seminar is considered to be the “perfect event for songwriters of any genre and any skill level to further develop their songwriting toolkit, build a stronger network, and learn enriching […]

USPTO Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium 2023: Part Three

Virtual Event

Part Three of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium (WES) will be held on March 29 to continue providing attendees with an opportunity to learn about innovation and business from public and private sector experts. Specific discussion topics include navigating today’s changing marketplace, efforts to bring women into the innovation ecosystem, […]

USCO Monthly Recordation System Webinar


The U.S. Copyright Office will continue to hold monthly webinars to keep the public updated on the Office’s optimized Recordation System. Separate from the Office’s registration application, the new recordation module allows users to transfer their copyrights to someone else electronically. The webinars will “cover announcements about the module, important reminders, frequently asked questions, and a live […]

Deadline to Submit Comments to USCO on Ex Parte Procedures


The U.S. Copyright Office announced that April 3 at midnight ET is the deadline to submit comments to the Office regarding its notice of proposed rulemaking, which establishes the procedures governing the use of ex parte communications in informal rulemakings, including the instructions for requesting ex parte meetings and identifying impermissible ex parte communications.

Artist Rights: The future of the Copyright Royalty Board for Songwriters

A panel titled Artist Rights: The Future of the Copyright Royalty Board for Songwriters will be held as part of the University of Texas School of Law’s Continuing Legal Education program. The panel will cover the history and future of the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board, the federal agency that sets the royalty rate for the government’s compulsory licenses […]

TikTok Creation: Rights, Implications, and What You Need to Know


With new content being created daily for social media platforms such as TikTok, the California Copyright Conference panel “will explore the vast landscape of content creation on TikTok and the legal implications of spur of the moment collaboration between creators, aspiring influencers, and viral posts, along with other valuable insights.” For additional information and to register, […]

2023 ABA-IPL Section Annual Meeting

Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC

The American Bar Association IP Law Section (ABA-IPL) will host its 2023 Annual Meeting (IPLSPRING), featuring more than 20 CLE sessions, networking events, business meetings, and more at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Sessions will “address the most cutting-edge topics in the intellectual property arena” to assist attendees in “stay current, whether their […]

Fordham Law School’s 30th Annual IP Conference

Fordham University School of Law, 150 W. 62nd Street, New York City

On April 13-14, Fordham Law School will hold its 30th Annual IP Conference. Additional information will be shared here as it becomes available. To register, please click here.