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Get to Know the Territory: Musicals Based on Public Domain Works

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.

Barbara Ringer’s Legacy of Fighting for Equity at the Copyright Office: An Interview with Amanda Levendowski

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.

Seis canciones para celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

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.

Six Songs to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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.