On March 26, the U.S. Copyright Office published a notice of inquiry (NOI) regarding the implementing regulations for the CASE Act. The subjects of inquiry will include: Initiating CCB Proceedings, Notice, and Service of Notice and Claim; Opt-out Provisions; Additional CCB Practice and Procedures; Public Access to Records and Proceedings; Certifications; Case Management System Considerations; Register’s Review […]
On May 11, Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) will present the second session of a two-part class titled Introduction to NFTs for Artists and Artist Advocates, which will be led by attorney Cynthia M. Gayton (Part one was scheduled for May 4). Part two will cover topics such as Benefits and Risks for Artists Interested […]
On Friday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET, don’t miss a special online event celebrating the remarkable work of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) innovators. Take this opportunity to hear from National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) inductees about their world-changing technological achievements and from inventors advancing the fight against COVID-19. Register early.
The Authors Guild Foundation will “celebrate authors and the power of literature to transform our society” during its 29th annual gala. Distinguished Honorees include Louise Erdrich, Chris Jackson & One World, and Ibram X. Kendi. The event host is Samantha Bee. For information about sponsoring the gala, please email email@example.com. For additional information about the event or to […]
The Copyright Society will host a panel titled Steals, Deals, and Newly Spliced Reels, featuring experts who will “discuss and demonstrate the creation of remixes and mashups, as well as structuring catalog acquisition deals with an eye toward new uses such as licensing iconic artists' works for biopics and music documentaries.” Speakers include John P. Luneau, Primary […]
On April 26, the U.S. Copyright Office published a notice of proposed rulemaking(NPRM)“regarding a new expedited registration option and a conforming amendment to the Office’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations, under the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act.” Comments are due by May 26.
The Florida chapter of the Copyright Society will host a conversation between Professor Anjali Vats (Boston College) and Dean Deidre Keller (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University School of Law) via a live webinar. The event will “Build on themes from the Race and Copyright in Crisis session at the 2021 Race + IP Conference,” and will “address […]
The Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School has again partnered with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to host the fourth annual WIPO-CPIP Summer School on Intellectual Property. The two-week summer school program offers an “opportunity to senior students, young professionals, and government officials to acquire […]
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Copyright Society—in partnership with the CBA Intellectual Property Law Section, Stanford Law School, ABA Law Section, and the Rocky Mountain Regional Office of the USPTO—will host the 19th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Law Institute. The event will feature “updates from national and international IP and tech law […]
The Copyright Society will host its largest event of the year, featuring a breadth of sessions and panels on copyright law. The event will kick off with A View from the U.S. Copyright Office, “a special virtual edition of the Register of Copyrights' annual presentation.” Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter “will provide a comprehensive view on […]
At the request of the Copyright Royalty Board, the U.S. Copyright Office announced that it is extending the deadline for the Board’s initial determination in the Web V webcaster rate setting proceeding by up to an additional 60 days. According to the announcement, “the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act authorizes the Register […]
The American Influencer Council (AIC) Art and Culture Committee and the Copyright Alliance will host a workshop for creators titled Digital Copyright, Infringement, & Fair Use Creator 101. Additional details and registration will become available here.