USPTO Hosts Invention-Con 2021

Virtual Event

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is hosting Invention-Con 2021,  “The place for inventors, makers and entrepreneurs.” The event will cover “how different types of intellectual property (IP), such as patents, trademarks, and copyrights, are critical to business strategy.” Speakers include business and government experts who will talk “about turning ideas into innovations, protecting your […]

Library of Congress Hosts 2021 National Book Festival

Virtual Event

The theme for the 2021 National Book Festival, hosted by the Library of Congress, is Open a Book, Open the World. The 10 day event will offer content and events online through on demand videos, live author conversations and live Q&A sessions. It will also feature “a new podcast series, a national television special and some […]

WALA Creative Entrepreneurs Series: Copyright/Trademark Protection and Use

Virtual Event

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts’ (WALA) Creative Entrepreneurs Series was initiated “for creatives of all kinds who want to take the next step in their professional career by creating their own business.” The September 20 session will focus on Copyright/Trademark Protection and Use, and will cover topics such as Copyright Registration, Fair Use, Works Made […]

USCO and WIPO Host Roundtables on International Copyright Education

Virtual Event

The U.S. Copyright Office and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are hosting “a yearlong virtual roundtable series on copyright education for youth enrolled in primary and secondary schools” titled The Roundtables on International Copyright Education: IP and Creativity for the Youth (RICE). The roundtables will be held on a monthly basis, with the first event held […]

AIPLA Webinar: Copyright in Computer Software: Recent Cases and Best Practices for Registration

Virtual Event

The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) “will cover recent case law on copyright and computer software, including the Supreme Court decision in Google v. Oracle and a preview of the issues facing the Court in H&M v. Unicolors.” The event will also offer “practical advice and best practices for registering copyright in software.” The event will be […]

Copyright Society and GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies Hosts 12th Annual Copyright and Technology 2021 Conference

Virtual Event

The Copyright Society and GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies will host to 12th Annual Copyright and Technology 2021 Conference, featuring two days of virtual sessions that include” Is There a Filter in Your Future? The Paths of Platform Liability in the U.S. and Europe; Leaving the Garden: Licensing Comes to Podcasting; Synch and Swim: Music Synch Licensing and the Online […]

Copyright Society Hosts Rights Management on the Internet: Trends in Clearing, Protecting and Enforcing Copyright Online and Ensuring Against Risk

Virtual Event

With “Rights Management” being a hot topic in Canada and the U.S., the Copyright Society panel “will provide an in-depth look at operational and legal issues relating to the use of rights management services in the clearance, protection, and enforcement of copyright, including over the Internet.” Panelists will share their insights “about how rights management […]

Deadline to Submit Comments for U.S. Government Notorious Markets List


October 11 is the deadline to submit public comments annual U.S. government Notorious Markets List Report. “The Notorious Market List highlights online and physical markets that reportedly engage in or facilitate substantial trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy,” and is utilized to keep U.S. officials aware of key piracy trends and to help combat infringing. Additional information […]

Mondo NYC 2021

NYC and online

The Mondo NYC 2021 Conference and Showcase Music Festival, which will be held online and in person in New York City, will feature networking and live music showcases as well as offer attendees a “connective experience” to address “issues of importance to a rapidly evolving industry.” The event will include panels featuring more than 200 […]

C-IP2 2021 Annual Fall Conference: Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property

Virtual Event

C-IP2 will host its 2021 fall conference titled Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property. The event will feature a fireside chat with keynote speakers Grimes and Jaron Lanier. Event discussions will center around “the current state of AI, what is coming soon, the current laws regarding the protection of AI and IP, and what is necessary to keep […]

Senate Rules Committee Hearing: Oversight of Library of Congress Modernization Efforts (rescheduled from October 6)

Public Hearing

The Senate Rules Committee Hearing on Oversight of Library of Congress Modernization Efforts, originally scheduled for October 6, has been rescheduled to October 20. Witnesses include Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden; Register Of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office Shira Perlmutter; and Director, Congressional Research Service Dr. Mary Mazanec.

Event Postponed: Copyright Alliance Partners with the Copyright Society and BESLA to Host Black in Copyright Panel Series

Virtual Event

The Black in Copyright panel, originally scheduled for October 20 at 6:30 p.m. ET, is being rescheduled due to speaker commitments and considerations, and will likely be held in late winter. Once a new date has been confirmed, updated information will be provided here. For those who have already registered, you’ll receive an email with further details once […]