The U.S. Copyright Office will host a webinar titled What You Need to Know about Small Claims and the Copyright Claims Board (CCB). This 50 minute webinar will cover topics such as What Is the CCB?, Who Can Use It?, What You Should Know Before Filing or Participating in a CCB Proceeding, and much more. The […]
The Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2) at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School is hosting a webinar to discuss IP and technology innovation in Muslim-majority countries with leading experts and leaders. The event will include perspectives from the Emirate of Dubai government legal department, international law firms, and manufacturers. Panelists will […]
The U.S. Copyright Office will host a virtual roundtable as part of its Study on Non-fungible Tokens and Related Intellectual Property Law Issues. More information will be shared as it becomes available.
Imaging USA, the premier photography conference and expo that draws more than 10,000 photography professionals each year, will be held in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference features classes led by industry experts, networking opportunities, and “a huge expo showcasing photography vendors who are as passionate about photography as Imaging USA attendees.” The opening keynote, titled Spark the […]
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 electronically transfer their copyrights to someone else. The webinars will “cover announcements about the module, important reminders, frequently asked questions, and a live […]
Join the New York Chapter of the Copyright Society for its first 2023 social event, designed to bring together copyright enthusiasts. For additional information and to register, please click here.
The Emerging Technology Technical Advisory Committee (ETTAC) will meet on January 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET (closed session) and from 2:40 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET (open session). The open session will be accessible via teleconference. To join the open portion of the conference, please submit inquiries to Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov. A limited […]
The U.S. Copyright Office will host a virtual roundtable as part of its Study on Non-fungible Tokens and Related Intellectual Property Law Issues. The roundtable was originally scheduled for January 18 but has been moved to January 31 with the start time to be confirmed. For additional information, including instructions for submitting comments and roundtable participation […]
On January 6, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that it is soliciting comments on the draft 2022-2026 Strategic Plan, which sets forth five goals to drive innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity for the benefit of all Americans and people around the world. Comments are due by January 31 and can be sent via […]
The Copyright Alliance—in partnership with 15 Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) organizations across the U.S.—will host a Copyright Claims Board (CCB) webinar, titled What We Know About the CCB Thus Far. The event speakers will take an in-depth look at how things are working with the CCB seven months after its launch by the U.S. Copyright […]
On December 19, the U.S. Copyright Office published an interim rule in the Federal Register amending its regulations governing the appearance of law student representatives before the Copyright Claims Board (CCB), district court referrals, proof of service forms, and default proceedings. The interim rules allow the CCB to modify or suspend certain rules when a claim is referred […]
On November 23, the U.S. Copyright Office published a Federal Register Notice announcing a joint study with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to examine various matters related to intellectual property that arise from the use of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Written comments were originally due on January 9, 2023, but the deadline has been extended to February […]