New Bill Would Update Copyright Law to Recognize Marriage Equality

Last month, Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA), along with Ilena Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Jared Polis (D-CO) and other co-sponsors introduced the Copyright and Marriage Equality Act, a new bipartisan bill that would amend the Copyright Act to more fully include same-sex married couples under the Copyright Act’s protection regarding the transfer of the rights to original work.

Country: Global

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: Copyright and Marriage Equality Act, new bill, marriage equality, same sex marriage, copyright

Posted on Tuesday 25 November 2014

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