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U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 770



NewsNet Issue 770
May 31, 2019

Copyright Office Announces Open Application Period for Ringer Fellowships

The United States Copyright Office is now accepting applications for the Barbara A. Ringer Copyright Honors Program. This fellowship, which runs eighteen- to twenty-four months, was created for attorneys in the initial stages of their careers who demonstrate exceptional ability and interest in copyright law. Ringer Fellows work closely with senior attorneys and others in the Office of the General Counsel, the Office of Policy and International Affairs, the Office of the Register, and the Office of Registration Policy and Practice on a range of copyright-related law and policy matters. Ringer Fellows serve as full-time federal employees for the term of their fellowships and are eligible for salary and benefits as permitted under federal law.

Additional details about the Ringer Fellowship, including the application process, can be found on the Barbara A. Ringer Copyright Honors Program website. Applications will be accepted through September 30, 2019.

 

 

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Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies; Final rule

US Federal Register - 20 July 2018
In this final rule, the Librarian of Congress adopts exemptions to the provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (‘‘DMCA’’) that prohibits circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works, codified in section 1201(a)(1) of title 17 of the United States Code.

Oct. 22, 2015
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