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Copyrighters, Assemble: The Copyright Claims Board Gets Its Officers
The U.S. Copyright Office has chosen the officers of the Copyright Claims Board. Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter announced that Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden appointed David Carson (head of the copyright policy team in the Office of Policy and International Affairs at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office), Monica P. McCabe (chairperson of the intellectual property department at Phillips Nizer LLP), and Brad Newberg (leader of the copyright and trademark litigation practice at McGuire Woods) for the newly established entity, which will “provide an efficient and user-friendly option to resolve copyright disputes of a small monetary value” as part of the CASE Act.
“We are pleased to welcome these three experts with such substantial experience in copyright law and alternative dispute resolution,” says Perlmutter. “Their combined deep knowledge and skills will help ensure the successful launch and operation of this important new tribunal.”
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