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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 8, 2016
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Dennis Wharton
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NAB Statement on Introduction of Copyright Office Reform Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to a Copyright Office reform proposal released today by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI), the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“NAB appreciates the work of Chairman Goodlatte and Ranking Member Conyers in taking this important step forward in the Judiciary Committee's review of the copyright law. As proposals from leadership in both the House and Senate Judiciary Committees recognize, a modern Copyright Office is essential to the ability of copyright owners and users to effectively serve consumers in today's digital marketplace. NAB looks forward to working with members on both sides of the aisle to continue to address this consensus issue next Congress.”

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The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.