January 22, 2022

Two Former Registers of Copyright Send Letter to Congress Re: Dismissal of Maria Pallante

From the Artists Rights Watch Blog:

Two former heads of the U.S. Copyright Office sent the following letter to the chairs of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees in sharp criticism of the abrupt and possibly actionable sacking of Maria Pallante, the former head of the U.S. Copyright Office.

The letter is signed by:

  • Ralph Oman (Register of Copyright, 1985-1993)
  • Marybeth Peters (Register of Copyright, 1994-2010)

Direct to Full Text Letter (4 pages; PDF)

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