Hollywood Groups Laud New Bill To Have POTUS Appoint Copyright Chief


Hollywood Groups Laud New Bill To Have POTUS Appoint Copyright Chief

U.S. Copyright Office

A bill introduced in Congress today that would give Donald Trump and all future presidents the authority to appoint the head of the U.S. Copyright Office has received the endorsement of the DGA and MPAA. The post currently is appointed by the Librarian of Congress.

The Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017 would require that the head of the Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights, to be nominated by the president and subject to confirmation by the Senate.  It also would limit the Register to a 10-year term that would be …

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