In July 2013, the Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force (Task Force), led by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), issued a green paper on Copyright Policy, Creativity and Innovation in the Digital Economy (Green Paper). The Green Paper identified five separate copyright policy issues critical to economic growth, job creation, and cultural development on which the Task Force planned to conduct further work, including the issue of how the government can facilitate the further development of a robust online licensing environment.
The public meeting will be held on April 1, from 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Eastern Standard Time, in the Singapore and Venice Rooms of the Global Intellectual Property Academy on the second floor of the Madison Building, which is located at 600 Dulany St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Please click here to register to attend. Transcripts and webcasts of the online environment licensing events will be available after the event on the copyright page of the USPTO website.
- View Federal Register Notice
- Agenda for April 1, 2015 meeting
- Read the transcript of the April 1, 2015 meeting
- Watch the Videos of the April 1, 2015 Public Meeting on Facilitating the Development of the Online Licensing Environment for Copyrighted Works
- Welcoming Remarks
- Standard Identifiers: An Overview of the Current Landscape
- The Challenges: Gaps in Coverage and Areas for Improvement
- The Path Forward: Interoperability of Standard Identifiers and Incorporation into Databases of Rights Information -- Music Sector
- The Path Forward: Interoperability of Standard Identifiers and Incorporation into Databases of Rights Information -- Other Sectors
- U.K. Copyright Hub: One Model of Public/Private Cooperation
- Toward a U.S. Copyright Hub?