Deadline to Submit Reply Comments to USCO in Response to NOI on CASE Act Implementing Regulations


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 […]

WALA Presents Introduction to NFTs for Artists and Artist Advocates w/ Cynthia Gayton


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 […]

Meet top Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander inventors

Virtual Event

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.

2021 Authors Guild Foundation Gala: Books Inspire Change

Virtual Event

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 For additional information about the event or to […]

Copyright Society Hosts Steals, Deals, and Newly Spliced Reels


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 […]

Copyright Society Hosts A Conversation with Deidre Keller and Anjali Vats: Race and Copyright

Virtual Event

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 […]

WIPO-CPIP Summer School on Intellectual Property


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 […]

Copyright Society Hosts 19th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Law Institute

Virtual Event

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 […]

Copyright Society Hosts 2021 Annual Meeting

Virtual Event

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 […]

New USCO Deadline for Initial Determination in Web V Webcaster Rate Setting Proceeding


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 […]