Syreeta N. Swann
Special Assistant to the United States Register of Copyrights
Syreeta N. Swann is special assistant to the United States Register of Copyrights. She was appointed to the position effective May 20, 2013.
Serving as the primary liaison for the Register, Swann is responsible for providing high-level support to the Register and managing a wide range of programs that significantly contribute to the Office of the Register and the United States Copyright Office.
Swann joined the Copyright Office in 2002 and has served in positions within several departments, including project manager for the Office of the Register, lead information specialist for the Public Information Office, and information technology specialist and systems analyst in the Copyright Technology Office. She has substantial experience in public relations and information technology service management transition as well as strategic planning and project management.
Swann earned her MA in strategic communication from American University. She earned her BA from Oberlin College as a double major in sociology and law and society.
About the USCO
Congress established the Copyright Office as a separate department within the Library of Congress in 1897 and created the position of Register of Copyrights to lead it. The United States Copyright Office administers the nation’s copyright laws as set forth in the Copyright Act and provides impartial assistance to Congress, the courts, and executive branch agencies on questions of national and international copyright law and policy.