SIIA Welcomes Maria Strong Appointment as Acting Register of Copyright

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SIIA Welcomes Maria Strong Appointment as Acting Register of Copyright

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 18, 2019) – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal association for the software, information, and digital content industries, welcomes today’s announcement of Ms. Maria Strong to be Acting Register of Copyright.

SIIA General Counsel and SVP for Intellectual Property, Chris Mohr, issued the following statement:

"SIIA congratulates Maria Strong on her appointment as Acting Register of Copyright. She assumes this role at a crucial time for the Copyright Office, and it is important that the person at the helm have both the substantive ability to administer the legal roles of the office as well as the institutional knowledge necessary to continue to guide the Office through the modernization process. Maria is a dedicated professional who brings years of public and private sector experience to both of those roles, and she will provide steady leadership."

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