U.S. Copyright Office NewsNet

April 23, 2001
Issue 119

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Federal Register

Copyright Office Announces Public Roundtable (66 FR 20482)

The United States Copyright Office announces a public roundtable discussion on the intellectual property aspects of the preliminary draft Convention on Jurisdiction and Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters being negotiated by the Hague Conference on Private International Law that provides special jurisdiction rules for, among other things, international torts, including infringement of intellectual property rights. The roundtable will be held on Tuesday, May 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is not required to attend the roundtable. Seating is first come, first served. Requests for participation as a member of the roundtable are required and should be directed to Attorney-Advisor Marla Poor, Office of Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress, by email: mpoor@loc.gov; mail: GC/I&R, P.O. Box 70400, Southwest Station, Washington, D.C. 20024; fax: 202-707-8366; or hand delivery: Office of Policy and International Affairs, Copyright Office, Library of Congress, LM-403, James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. The deadline for receipt of requests is 5 p.m. on May 10. The roundtable will take place in Room LA-202 of the John Adams Building, Library of Congress, 110 Second Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.


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