Supervisory Copyright Royalty Board Attorney (Vacancy#:VAR002763)

$163,964 - $191,900 yearly
  • The Library of Congress
  • Hybrid
  • Jun 05, 2024
Full time Legal

Job Description

Deadline: June 24, 2024
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Short Description:

This position is located in the Office of the Copyright Royalty Judges, Office Register of Copyrights and Director U.S. Copyright Office.

The Copyright Royalty and Distribution Reform Act of 2004 revised Section 80I of Title 17 of the United States Code created a new program, the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) to adjust rates and terms for the various compulsory license provisions and the statutory obligations of the Copyright Act, to determine the distribution of royalties collected by the Copyright Office under these licenses, and to make determinations regarding the status of a digital audio recording device or a digital audio interface device under the provisions of Section 1010 of the Copyright Act.

The Music Modernization Act (MMA) also assigned to the CRB responsibility to review and approve the operating budget for the Mechanical Licensing Collective created by the MMA. The CRB also monitors and publishes cost-of-living adjustments to certain royalty rates and engages in rulemaking, as required to perform its duties.

Key Skills:

Ability to supervise and lead a diverse workforce. **

Ability to conduct research and prepare written legal reports and opinions. **

Ability to write/communicate effectively in writing. **

Ability to provide legal advice and guidance.

Ability to Convey Legal Analysis and Information Orally Through Briefings, Consultations, and Other Presentations.

Ability to meet and deal with others.

Knowledge of Copyright and/or Administrative Law and/or Microeconomic Principles.

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.