Register Maria Pallante Addresses Copyright Policy in the Nation’s Capital

When: December 10, 2014 at 5:30pm - 5:30pm EST - This event has passed


Maria A. Pallante, United States Register of Copyrights,
Addresses Copyright Policy in the Nation’s Capital

An Evening of Substantive Copyright Discussion, Art and Wine 

in Downtown Palo Alto


Date: Wednesday, December 10
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm 
Location: The Pacific Art League | 668 Ramona Street | Palo Alto, CA

CSUSA Members
$30 | Nonmembers $35

The presentation will be followed by a wine and cheese reception  

Maria PallanteMaria A. Pallante is Register of Copyrights of the United States and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, a position she has held since June 1, 2011. Among other duties, Ms. Pallante oversees the legal and administrative aspects of the copyright system, including registration and recordation, and carries out a variety of domestic and international policy activities prescribed by law, including providing expert and impartial advice to Congress and executive branch agencies.

Ms. Pallante was previously in private practice in New York, and earned her J.D. in 1990 from the George Washington University. In the past year, she encouraged Congress to review and update the Copyright Act for the 21st century, and delivered three major lectures on related themes: The Next Great Copyright Act (Columbia University Law School); The Curious Case of Copyright Formalities (Berkeley Center for Law and Technology); and The Next Generation Copyright Office: What it Means and Why it Matters (Copyright Society of the USA).

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