Maria Pallante Appointed 12th Register of Copyrights
Issue No. 427 - June 1, 2011

Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has appointed Maria A. Pallante as the 12th Register of Copyrights and director of the United States Copyright Office, effective today, June 1, 2011. Pallante served as the Acting Register for the past five months, following the retirement of Marybeth Peters on December 31, 2010. (Read more.)