May 18, 2022

U.S. Copyright Office Releases 2022–2026 Strategic Plan

From the U.S. Copyright Office:

Today, January 20, 2022, the U.S. Copyright Office released its 2022–2026 Strategic Plan, Fostering Creativity and Enriching Culture, which sets out its goals for the next five years. The plan seeks to benefit the public by expanding the Office’s outreach, improving integration of data and technology, and continuing to provide expertise to the copyright community as a whole.

Fostering Creativity and Enriching Culture articulates four overarching goals: Copyright for All, Continuous Development, Impartial Expertise, and Enhanced Use of Data. These goals, aligned closely with those of the Library of Congress, are intended to make the copyright system more accessible, understandable, and up to date.

“The Office is adapting and responding to new demands, needs, and expectations,” said Shira Perlmutter, Register of Copyrights. “This strategic plan builds on our strong foundations, and charts a course for future initiatives.”

Direct to Full Text of 2022-2026 Strategic Plan
12 pages; PDF.

See Also: Strategic Plans Back to 2002 are Linked on this Page

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