Register of Copyrights

  1. Business Matters: 7 Areas for Possible Copyright Reform in the Music Business

    March 20, 2013 9:45 PM EDT Wednesday's hearing before the House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on Courts, the Internet and Intellectual Property was a primer of the hot copyright issues to be discussed in the coming years. The comments of Register of Copyrig ...

  2. Publishing Briefs: Sony/ATV Inks Long-Term Agreement With Pitbull

    June 02, 2011 7:30 PM EDT Sony/ATV Inks Long-Term Agreement With Pitbull -- Sony/ATV Music Publishing has entered into a long-term, worldwide co-publishing agreement with Pitbull. Moreover, when the artist's current deal with the Universal Music Publishing Group expir ...

  3. Maria Pallante Appointed Acting Register of Copyrights

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST Maria A. Pallante, senior adviser to the Librarian of Congress, has been appointed Acting Register of Copyrights, assuming the duties of Marybeth Peters, who will retire on Dec. 31, after 16 years as Register of Copyrights. Pallante, whose appoint ...

  4. Copyright Society Annual Meeting Set

    May 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Copyright Society of the U.S.A. is holding it annual meeting on June 13-15 at the Crystal Springs Resort Grand Cascades Lodge in Hamburg, New Jersey. The meeting will include discussions of statutory damage awards, the Digital Millennium Copyr ...

  5. Copyright Office To Debut Online Registration System

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. Copyright Office in the Library of Congress will debut a new online registration system on July 1, according to the organization. The move is part of its multi-year effort to move from a paper-based to a Web-based processing environment, ...

  6. The Publishers' Place

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Complaints over digital music licensing come from many sources, often hitting a sour note with publishers. But when a veteran copyright expert like U.S. Register of Copyrights Marybeth Peters gives ad Complaints over digital music licensing come f ...

  7. Sponsors Seek To Amend Induce Act

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The four leading Senate co-sponsors of the pending Induce Act have convinced U.S. Register of Copyrights Marybeth Peters to work out concerns about the legislation that were raised by technology and c WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The four leading Senate co ...

  8. Sponsors Seek To Amend Induce Act

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Senators want more restrictive language. The four leading Senate co-sponsors of the pending Induce Act have convinced U.S. Register of Copyrights Marybeth Peters to work out concerns about the legislation that were raised by technology and consume ...