The View from the USCO Registration Program

When: September 28, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT - This event has passed

 With Erik Bertin

Deputy Director for Registration Policy & Practice, USCO


Topics will include:

  • Staffing update
  • Hiring and training
  • IT modernization
  • Fee study
  • Draft update to the Compendium released June 2017
  • New regulations on supplementary registration, group registration of contributions to periodicals, secure tests, removal of personally identifiable information, and lost/misplaced submissions
  • Notices of proposed rulemaking on bulk submission of copyright claims, and deposit requirements for literary works and musical compositions
  • Online access to Review Board decisions 


About Our Speaker: 


Erik Bertin is Deputy Director for Registration Policy and Practice for the United States Copyright Office (USCO). He was appointed to the position, effective April 6, 2015. Bertin assists the Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Registration Policy and Practice on a full range of legal, policy, and governance issues involving the USCO and its administrative responsibilities.

Bertin joined the USCO in 2011 as an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of Policy and International Affairs and served as an Assistant General Counsel from 2013 to 2015. Before joining the Office, he worked in private practice for fifteen years in Washington, DC where he represented a wide range of clients in intellectual property matters.





Members: Free

Program will satisfy 1 WA CLE credit pending Washington State Bar approval.

CLE Credit Details

Program will satisfy 1 WA CLE credit pending Washington State Bar approval.

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