Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin on the Appointment of Karyn Temple as Register of Copyrights

March 27, 2019

Washington – Today, the Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden, announced the appointment of Karyn Temple as the new Register of Copyrights. The following is a statement from Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

“The MPAA congratulates Karyn Temple on her appointment as the 13th Register of Copyrights and commends Dr. Hayden for her excellent choice to lead this vital office. Throughout her career at the U.S. Copyright Office (USCO) and in leadership positions in the government and private sector, Ms. Temple has demonstrated her commitment to supporting creativity, protecting intellectual property, and advancing copyright policy. We look forward to our continued work with Ms. Temple and Dr. Hayden to promote America’s creative economy.”


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