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Chairman Nadler Statement on Register Karyn A. Temple's Announced Departure from Copyright Office

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the announcement that Register of Copyrights Karyn A. Temple will be leaving the Copyright Office: “I thank Karyn A. Temple for serving as the 13th Register of Copyrights and for her years of public service preceding that. Ms. Temple has ably led the Copyright Office during a period where th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler, Senator Blackburn Lead Bipartisan Effort to Modernize Copyright Law and Empower Musicians

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced the Ask Musicians for Music Act (AM-FM) to modernize existing copyright law for radio stations and musicians. Under the current patchwork copyright system, radio stations can use sound recordings over their airwaves while creators, who own a stake in sound recordings, receive no payment in return. The AM-FM Act would requi... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5140, the Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act of 2019

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the markup of H.R. 5140, the Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act of 2019: "H.R. 5140, the 'Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act,' amends the satellite television distant signal license contained in section 119 of the Copyright Act. The licen... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement Supporting H.R. 2426, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following floor statement in support of the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (CASE Act): "I rise in strong support of H.R. 2426, the 'Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019' or the 'CASE Act.' This important bipartisan legislation would establish a voluntary small clai... Read more »

Chairman Nadler and Ranking Member Collins Express Concerns About Trade Agreement Language Mirroring Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) sent a letter to United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer expressing their concerns regarding the use of language mirroring Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act in trade agreements. “The effects of Section 512 and the appropriate role of a copyright safe har... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2426, the Copyright Alternatives in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 2426, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019: “H.R. 2426, the ‘Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019’ or the ‘CASE Act,’ would establish a voluntary small claims court within the Copyright Office to hea... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement at a Hearing on Oversight of the U.S. Copyright Office

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement at a hearing on oversight of the U.S. Copyright Office: “Today’s hearing will allow us to assess the current state of the Copyright Office and the U.S. copyright system. Each year, core copyright industries employ 5.5 million workers, produce $1.2 trillion in economic activity, and generate roughly $... Read more »