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September 21, 2020

NAB Statement on Appointment of Shira Perlmutter as Register of Copyrights

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the appointment of Shira Perlmutter as Register of Copyrights and director of the U.S. Copyright Office, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“NAB has enjoyed a long working relationship with Shira Perlmutter and we support her appointment as Register of Copyrights. Her broad expertise and experience in copyright law make her well-suited to lead the Copyright Office. Local radio and television stations look forward to continuing to work with her on copyright issues affecting the broadcast industry.”

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