Maria Pallante has just been named as the new Register of Copyrights for the U.S. Copyright Office. Ms. Pallante is a strong advocate for the rights of individual artists/creators and has been a champion for maintaining strong copyright protection in our country. She is a great asset for our cause.
This past March, as Acting Register of Copyrights, she gave the Copyright Alliance a unique opportunity to provide the Copyright Office with thoughts from artists about the important role of copyright and the Copyright Office in our society. Several hundred responded with comments which the Copyright Alliance synthesized into a letter and delivered to Ms. Pallante.
Hopefully this appointment bodes well for all of us.