Last modified: Thursday, April 5, 2012
U.S. Copyright Office counsel will speak about IP legislation at IU Maurer School of Law
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April 5, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A senior-level attorney for the United States Copyright Office will deliver a public talk on Monday, April 9, at the IU Maurer School of Law.
Karyn Temple Claggett is senior counsel for policy and international affairs at the U.S. Copyright Office in Washington, D.C. Her talk, "Understanding Legislative Proposals on IP Enforcement: SOPA, PIPA and the OPEN Act," will take place at 3:30 p.m. in Room 122 of the law school, 211 S. Indiana Ave. in Bloomington.
Claggett joined the U.S. Copyright Office in March 2011. She assists the register of copyrights in advising the U.S. Congress and executive branch agencies on domestic and international copyright policy matters, and she represents the Copyright Office in U.S. government delegations to international organizations, including the World Intellectual Property Organization, and in meetings and negotiations with foreign governments.
The talk is co-sponsored by the Maurer School of Law's Center for Intellectual Property Research and by the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. It is free and open to the public. One hour of Indiana continuing legal education credit has been applied for.