On this National Video Games Day, take a look at how copyright and video games intersect and learn more about two of the video games featured in the Copyright Office’s new exhibit Find Yourself in Copyright.
2022 Junior Fellow Vela Burke, a designer-turned-children’s librarian, shares her experiences with copyright registration as an artist who has licensed her work.
Aditi Sreenivas, a Virtual Student Federal Service intern, describes what she learned and experienced during her time with the U.S. Copyright Office.
If you’ve received a claim that was filed against you in the Copyright Claims Board (CCB), you probably have a lot of questions, starting with “What is this, and what do I do now?” In short, the CCB is a voluntary forum to resolve copyright disputes involving claims up to $30,000 and is a […]
The Copyright Claims Board (CCB) is now open for business and accepting claims. Learn more about whether the CCB is for you, what to do if you want to initiate a claim or if a claim has been filed against you, and where to get more information.
By Jaylen Johnson, attorney-advisor, and George Thuronyi, deputy director, of the Office of Public Information and Education Today, on our 152nd birthday, the U.S. Copyright Office celebrates a historic milestone: the 40 millionth copyright registration made in the United States! As we acknowledge this monumental achievement, we reflect on the importance of copyright registration and […]
Co-authored by Meg Efthimiadis, Assistant to the General Counsel, and Holland Gormley, Public Affairs Specialist The following blog is a part of the Copyright Office’s Copyright for All initiative, which aims to make the copyright system as understandable and accessible to as many members of the public as possible, including individuals and small entities as […]
DC’s public art scene is full of contributions from AAPI artists. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we’re celebrating some of the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who are painting the walls of DC—and exploring how the copyright system supports their creativity.
The story of Superman can be considered an immigrant’s story. We examine this through the lives of his creators, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, in this post for Jewish American Heritage Month.
Find Star Wars in copyright! Do you have a favorite Star Wars sequel, game, or toy? They’re all derivative works from the original Star Wars movie. Explore the connection between Star Wars and copyright in the exhibit, Find Yourself in Copyright.