Attorney-Advisor (International) – Washington

US Copyright Office (Library of Congress)

Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United States (Title 17, U. S. Code) to authors of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and other works. The Attorney-Advisor (International) serves as a counsel for the Office of Policy and International Affairs (PIA). The Office of Policy and International Affairs has certain responsibilities for administering the copyright law with special emphasis on policy, legislative, and international matters. The Office of Policy and International Affairs has primary responsibility for international aspects of copyright law and policy.

As a principal attorney, addresses difficult legal issues. Provides legal counsel to and briefs the Register of Copyrights, Associate Register and other senior level staff on various aspects of domestic and international issues that are under consideration and recommends ways to navigate the complexities and avoid adverse situations. Works with appropriate staff to develop and recommend strategies to examine and improve services to copyright constituencies and to secure congressional understanding and support for legislation related to the Office¬Ěs mission.

The Attorney-Advisor performs probing, innovative, accurate and fully documented legal research and written analyses. Research, analyze, locates, organizes, summarizes, and interprets legal information. Prepares and delivers oral presentations to officials and staff of the Copyright Office and the Library of Congress, officials of government agencies and organizations in the public and private sectors. Meets with officials and experts of foreign countries, intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations.

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