"If you're looking for certainty, fair use is not going to help you sleep at night."
- Maria Pallante, Register of Copyrights, on copyright law's fair use doctrine
Ars Technica has published an excellent interview with Maria Pallante, the new Register of Copyrights here.
If you want to know where copyright law is going, it is important to follow the activities of the Register of Copyrights whose activities and views carry extraordinary weight in shaping U.S. copyright policy. More on the office of the Register of Copyrights here.
Purchase Copyright Litigation Handbook 2010 by Raymond J. Dowd from West here
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Copyright Law: Interview With Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante
Labels: copyright infringement, copyright law, copyright legislation, fair use doctrine, maria pallante, register of copyrights, U.S. copyright policy
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