Copyright Office Announces Online Webinar Exploring Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Copyright around the World

Issue No. 1010 - June 28, 2023

Today, the U.S. Copyright Office is announcing a public webinar on July 26, 2023, on international copyright issues arising from artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

The United States is not alone in facing challenging questions about artificial intelligence and its implications for copyright law and policy. On July 26, 2023, join the Copyright Office for a discussion on global perspectives on copyright and AI. Leading international experts will discuss how other countries are approaching copyright questions such as authorship, training, exceptions and limitations, and infringement. They will provide an overview of legislative developments in other regions and highlight possible areas of convergence and divergence involving generative AI.

Time: July 26, 2023, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. eastern time


  • Jane Ginsburg, Columbia Law School
  • Andres Guadamuz, University of Sussex
  • Bernt Hugenholtz, University of Amsterdam
  • Matthew Sag, Emory University School of Law
  • Luca Schirru, KU Leuven
  • Marcus von Welser, Vossius
  • Raquel Xalabarder Plantada, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Shlomit Yanisky-Ravid, Ono Academic College
  • Peter Yu, Texas A&M University School of Law

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This webinar is a part of the Copyright Office’s initiative to examine copyright law and policy issues raised by AI technology, including the scope of copyright in works generated using AI tools and the use of copyrighted materials in AI training. For more on copyright and AI, visit