Congressional Hearings and Statements to Congress


Budget Testimony Archive of Hearings, Statements, and Testimony Prior to 2013

Recent Hearings

Date Title Committee
September 27, 2018 Hearing on the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2017 House Committee on the Judiciary
September 26, 2018 Hearing on the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
May 15, 2018 Hearing on Protecting and Promoting Music Creation for the 21st Century Senate Judiciary Committee
January 26, 2018 Field Hearing in New York City on "Music Policy Issues: A Perspective from Those Who Make It" House Committee on the Judiciary
March 29, 2017 Markup of H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017 House Committee on the Judiciary
December 2, 2015 Improving Customer Service for the Copyright Community House Committee on Administration
September 18, 2014 Oversight of the U.S. Copyright Office Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary

Copyright Review Hearings, 2013-2015

Date Title Committee
April 29, 2015 The Register's Perspective on Copyright Review House Committee on the Judiciary
February 26, 2015 U.S. Copyright Office: Its Functions and Resources House Committee on the Judiciary
November 19, 2014 Copyright Issues in Education and for the Visual Impaired Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
September 17, 2014 Chapter 12 of Title 17 Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
July 24, 2014 Copyright Remedies Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
July 15, 2014 Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale Royalty, and Copyright Term Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
June 25, 2014 Music Licensing Under Title 17 Part Two Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
June 10, 2014 Music Licensing Under Title 17 Part One Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
June 2, 2014 First Sale Under Title 17 Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
May 8, 2014 Compulsory Video Licenses of Title 17 Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
April 2, 2014 Preservation and Reuse of Copyrighted Works Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
March 13, 2014 Section 512 of Title 17 Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
January 28, 2014 The Scope of Fair Use Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
January 14, 2014 The Scope of Copyright Protection Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
November 19, 2013 The Rise of Innovative Business Models: Content Delivery Methods in the Digital Age Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
September 18, 2013 The Role of Voluntary Agreements in the U.S. Intellectual Property System Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
August 1, 2013 Innovation in America: The Role of Technology Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
July 25, 2013 Innovation in America: The Role of Copyrights Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
May 16, 2013 A Case Study for Consensus Building: The Copyright Principles Project Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
March 20, 2013 The Register's Call for Updates to U.S. Copyright Law Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary

Statements to Congress and Copyright Office Written Testimony, 2013-Present

Date Title Committee
June 3, 2019 Views of the U.S. Copyright Office Concerning Section 119 Compulsory License House Committee on the Judiciary
June 3, 2019 Response to April 3, 2019 Letter Regarding Processing Times
Response to March 14, 2019 Letter Regarding Processing Times
House Committee on the Judiciary
Senate Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
January 29, 2016 Views of the U.S. Copyright Office Concerning PRO Licensing of Jointly Owned Works Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
April 29, 2015 Written Testimony: The Register’s Perspective on Copyright Review Committee on House Administration
September 18, 2014 Written Testimony: Oversight of the U.S. Copyright Office Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
July 15, 2014 Written Testimony: Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale Royalty, and Copyright Term Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
March 20, 2013 Written Testimony: The Register's Call for Updates to U.S. Copyright Law Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary
March 20, 2013 The Next Great Copyright Act Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, House Committee on the Judiciary