WASHINGTON — March 27, 2019 — The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which represents the U.S. video game industry, welcomed today’s announcement by the Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden, to appoint Karyn Temple as the permanent Register of Copyrights.

“We are thrilled to see Karyn Temple’s appointment as the Register of Copyrights,” said acting ESA President and CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis. “Throughout her years at the Copyright Office, including as the current Acting Register, Ms. Temple has demonstrated strong leadership and an appreciation for the contributions made by the creative community to the nation’s cultural and economic vitality. As a leading creative and innovative industry, ESA looks forward to working with her on meeting the challenges of the future and effectively addressing key issues in copyright policy and enforcement.”

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