Rights Management & Royalties

Publishers, Audible Say Settlement Is Close in Captions Case
December 28, 2019

In a letter to the court, Audible attorneys said the parties "have been engaged in earnest settlement discussions to address this complicated, multi-party dispute with potentially significant implications,” and asked for more time to finish an agreement.

Maria Strong Appointed Acting Register of Copyrights
December 18, 2019

Strong will step in while a permanent replacement is sought for Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple, who announced last week that she is leaving the Copyright Office to accept a new position at the Motion Picture Association.

The GSU E-reserves Case Lumbers On
April 19, 2019 at 1:00 am

Will the third time be the charm in the Georgia State University e-reserves case? With an April 26 deadline for reply briefs looming in the now 11-year-old copyright case, it's any observer's guess.

Librarian of Congress Names Karyn Temple Register of Copyrights
March 27, 2019 at 1:00 am

Temple had been serving as Acting Register since October, 2016, earning positive reviews. "Karyn has done a superb job as Acting Register for the last two-and-a-half years,” said Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, in a statement announcing the appointment.

European Parliament Approves Controversial Copyright Overhaul
March 26, 2019 at 1:00 am

By a 348 to 278 margin, the European Parliament voted to approve a sweeping copyright reform bill celebrated by publishers and media companies, but which critics say could harm free expression online and fundamentally alter the way the internet works.