The U.S. Copyright Office invites you to attend the upcoming Copyright Office Presents celebration of the World Intellectual Property (IP) Day. Please join the Office on April 26 at 9:30 a.m. eastern time on Zoom for Engage Your Creativity: Copyright and IP for Young Professionals for an exploration of the intellectual property rights these young creators enjoy. Closed captioning provided.
The Register of Copyrights, Shira Perlmutter, will open the event with introductory remarks. Altaye Tedla Desta, head of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) eLearning Program, will speak on behalf of WIPO. Throughout the event, attendees will hear presentations from George Thuronyi, the interim head of the Public Information and Education Office; Branden Ritchie, senior level attorney from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); and Jaylen Johnson, attorney-advisor from the Public Information and Education Office. The program will end with Christopher Kenneally of the Copyright Alliance, who will interview young artists to discuss their experiences with IP, their career stories, and links to copyright relevance.