2019 in US Copyright Law and Policy

It’s a new year, and the world is split between those who call it “two thousand nineteen” and those who say “twenty nineteen.” What can we expect in U.S. copyright law and policy over the next twelve months?1Previous installments include 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015. Let’s take a look. Congress The 116th Congress gaveled in on January 3, 2019, and the most significant change from the 115th Congress is the flip in party control of the majority. While copyright historically has been a nonpartisan issue, the change in majority control will affect what non-copyright issues will receive priority and thus what attention will remain for copyright issues. The House Judiciary Committee has jurisdiction over intellectual property, but it also has jurisdiction over several other key political issues. It’s most likely that those issues will dominate the Committee’s attention for at least the first several months of the new…

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