Authors, Attribution, and Integrity: Examining Moral Rights in the United States

A Symposium Co-Sponsored by
The United States Copyright Office
The George Mason University School of Law and its
Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property

Proceedings to be published by the George Mason University
Journal of International Commercial Law

Monday, April 18, 2016 on Capitol Hill
In the Montpelier Room of the Madison Building of the Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, D.C.

This symposium will begin a conversation about the role of moral rights protection in the United States. This day-long event will bring together authors, scholars, and other stakeholders for a broad discussion of copyright issues related to moral rights. Topics will include the historical development of moral rights, the value that authors place on moral rights generally and individual moral rights specifically, the various ways these rights are provided for under current law, and new considerations for the digital age.



This event is open to the public. Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or

This event will be filmed, and the video (including closed captioning) will be posted at a later date.

This information is also available on the U.S. Copyright Office website.

Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property