Statements to Congress by the U.S. Copyright Office: Archive


Date Title Committee
April 22, 2010 FY 2011 Budget Request Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, House Committee on Appropriations
September 10, 2009 Hearing on Competition and Commerce in Digital Books The Proposed Google Book Settlement

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House Committee on the Judiciary
August 4, 2009 The Performance Rights Act and Parity among Music Delivery Platforms Senate Committee on the Judiciary
June 4, 2009 FY 2010 Budget Request Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Senate Appropriations Committee
April 29, 2009 FY 2010 Budget Request Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Senate Appropriations Committee
February 25, 2009 Copyright Licensing in a Digital Age

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House Committee on the Judiciary
March 13, 2008 Orphan Works

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Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
March 5, 2008 FY 2009 Budget Request Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, House Appropriations Committee
July 31, 2007 Ensuring Artists Fair Compensation

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Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
March 22, 2007 FY 2008 Budget Request Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, House Appropriations Committee
March 20, 2007 Future of Digital Libraries Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, House Appropriations Committee
July 27, 2006 Protection for Fashion Design Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
May 16, 2006 Section 115 Reform Act (SIRA) of 2006 Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
April 6, 2006 Orphan Works Proposals for a Legislative Solution Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, Senate Committee on the Judiciary
March 29, 2006 Remedies for Small Copyright Claims Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
March 8, 2006 Copyright Office's Report on Orphan Works

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Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
March 1, 2006 FY 2007 Budget Request Senate Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Committee on Appropriations
September 28, 2005 Protecting Copyright and Innovation in a Post-Grokster World

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Senate Committee on the Judiciary
July 12, 2005 Music Licensing Reform Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Senate Committee on the Judiciary
June 21, 2005 Music Licensing Reform

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Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
May 25, 2005 Piracy of Intellectual Property Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Senate Committee on the Judiciary
July 22, 2004 The Intentional Inducement of Copyright Infringements Act of 2004

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Senate Committee on the Judiciary
July 15, 2004 Internet Streaming of Radio Broadcasts Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
June 17, 2004 Family Movie Act Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
June 3, 2004 Operations of the U.S. Copyright Office Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
May 12, 2004 Satellite Home Viewer Extension Act Senate Committee on the Judiciary
March 11, 2004 Section 115 Compulsory License Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
February 24, 2004 Section 119 Cable and Satellite Carrier Statutory License Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
September 23, 2003 Database and Collections of Information Misappropriation Act of 2003 Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary and Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection House Committee on Energy and Commerce
September 9, 2003 Pornography, Technology, and Process: Problems and Solutions on Peer-to-Peer Networks Senate Committee on the Judiciary
June 17, 2003 Sovereign Immunity and the Protection of Intellectual Property Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
April 11, 2003 FY 2004 Budget Request Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Senate Committee on Appropriations
April 9, 2003 FY 2004 Budget Request Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, House Committee on Appropriations
April 1, 2003 Reform of the Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel (CARP) Process Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
March 6, 2003 Copyright Piracy Prevention and the Broadcast Flag Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
June 13, 2002 CARP (Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel) Structure and Process Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
February 27, 2002 Sovereign Immunity and the Protection of Intellectual Property Senate Committee on the Judiciary
December 12, 2001 Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Section 104 Report Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
June 27, 2001 Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization (“TEACH”) Act Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
May 2, 2001 Fiscal 2002 Budget Request Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, House Committee on Appropriations
May 2, 2001 Report on the Copyright Office's Work Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
March 13, 2001 Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization (“TEACH”) Act Senate Committee on the Judiciary
July 27, 2000 State Sovereign Immunity and Protection of Intellectual Property Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary
July 20, 2000 Web-Based Education Web-Based Education Commission
June 15, 2000 Copyrighted Broadcast Programming on the Internet Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
May 25, 2000 Sound Recordings as Works Made for Hire Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
May 25, 2000 Copyright Office Operations, Accomplishments, and Challenges Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
June 24, 1999 Federal Intellectual Property Security Act Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
June 24, 1999 Copyright and Digital Distance Education Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
May 25, 1999 Copyright and Digital Distance Education Senate Committee on the Judiciary
March 19, 1999 Collections of Information Antipiracy Act Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
February 25, 1999 Copyright Compulsory License Improvement Act Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
February 10, 1999 Fiscal 2000 Budget Request Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, House Committee on Appropriations
July 23, 1998 Copyright Office Operations, Accomplishments, and Challenges Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
October 23, 1997 Collections of Information Antipiracy Act Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
October 23, 1997 Vessel Hull Design Protection Act of 1997 Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
September 16, 1997 WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act and On-Line Copyright Liability Limitation Act Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
September 11, 1997 No Electronic Theft (NET) Act of 1997 Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
July 17, 1997 Fairness in Musical Licensing Act of 1997 Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
September 18, 1996 United States Intellectual Property Organization Act of 1996 Senate Committee on the Judiciary
March 5, 1996 Fiscal 1997 Budget Request Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, House Committee on Appropriations
February 15, 1996 National Information Infrastructure Copyright Protection Act Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
November 15, 1995 National Information Infrastructure Copyright Protection Act of 1995 Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary
June 28, 1995 Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995 Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, House Committee on Judiciary