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.
Drag performances are one of the many creative contributions to come out of the queer community. The history of drag within the copyright record runs deep, and many aspects of it are protected by copyright.
June is Pride Month, and this year is the 50th anniversary of the first pride parade in New York City. What do copyright and pride have in common? Quite a bit, actually. Where would our celebrations, our heroes, and our increasing understanding of advocacy and allyship be without posters and speeches? Literature? Zines? Given that, […]