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Regional Director Damian Porcari of the United States Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional Office will provide the opening and closing remarks, and Acting Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office Karyn A. Temple will speak on the importance of copyrights for authors and writers. Senior Copyright Counsel David Carson of the USPTO's Office of Policy and International Affairs will share valuable insights on copyrights and the online marketplace. In addition, a local authors' forum will provide a platform where local authors can share tips about the craft and business of writing.