This Women’s History Month, we celebrate the intersection between creativity, hope, and healing. In part two of our two-part blog series, we talk to some more of the women who work at the U.S. Copyright Office about what it means for them to be creative.
I have always been someone who likes to make things. I love to bake and cook, I like to knit, and I make my own ceramics. I am drawn to items that were made by hand, either by me or someone else, and I am convinced that I will never be finished finding art for […]
Find dance in copyright! In 1952, Hanya Holm was the first person to register a copyright for choreography or dance. Explore the connection between dance and copyright in the exhibit, Find Yourself in Copyright.
Do you hear the people sing, singing the songs inspired by the public domain? Broadways musicals have a long tradition of pulling inspiration from the plays, short stories, operas, and more in the public domain. Let’s take a look at five musicals and what inspired them.
On January 1, 2022, thousands of works published in 1926 entered the public domain. Explore some of the notable additions from A. A. Milne, Langston Hughes, Willa Cather, and more.
U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo has engaged her creativity through poetry, books, plays, and music. Read more about her copyright journey and place in the exhibit, Find Yourself in Copyright.
Forty-eight years ago, Barbara Ringer was appointed Register of Copyrights. Amanda Levendowski, associate professor of law at Georgetown Law, discusses how she inspires current and future intellectual property professionals.
Developments in artificial intelligence raise copyright questions, some of which will be discussed at a virtual event on October 26, 2021.
Los registros de la Oficina del Derecho de Autor constan de millones de registros y archivos de hispanos y latinoamericanos, mucho de los cuales presentan obras que comparten sus culturas y tradiciones y enriquecen la nación. Estamos celebrando el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con algunas canciones reconocibles impregnadas de la cultura musical hispana.
The Copyright Office’s records comprise millions of registrations and recorded documents from Hispanic and Latin Americans, many featuring works that share their cultures and traditions and enrich the nation. We’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with few recognizable songs steeped in Hispanic musical culture.