Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
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The Library of Congress serves the Congress in fulfilling its duties and preserves and promotes knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people. It is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and the world's largest library, with more than 155 million items in its physical collections (including books, manuscripts, prints, photos, film, video, and sound recordings) and over 37 million items online. Located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the Library is the home of the U.S. Copyright Office, the Congressional Research Service (CRS), the Law Library of Congress and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
The Copyright Royalty Judge has responsibilities and delegated authority for broad, emerging, and or critical Library of Congress programs or operations presiding (with two other Copyright Royalty Judges) over quasi-judicial administrative proceedings relating to the determination of copyright royalty rates and terms and the distribution of collected royalties. Also, the incumbent has full responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Chief Copyright Royalty Judge pursuant to Chapter 8, Title 17 of the United States Code.
Candidates must be an attorney in good standing with a minimum of seven (7) years' legal experience and have significant knowledge of copyright law.
The office of the Copyright Royalty Judge shall be in the Library of Congress.
The position description number for this position is 058682.
This appointment is for six (6) years.
This position is an AL-02 and has no promotion potential.
Relocation expenses may be authorized for the applicant selected under this vacancy announcement.
- See requirements listed below under Qualifications Required.