WASHINGTON — September 21, 2020 — The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which serves as the voice and advocate for the U.S. video game industry, congratulates Shira Perlmutter, selected today as the next Register of Copyrights by the Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden.

“We commend the Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden, on her selection of Shira Perlmutter to be the next Register of Copyrights,” said ESA President & CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis. “Perlmutter’s understanding of copyright law and policy is unparalleled. Under her leadership as Register of Copyrights, the U.S. Copyright Office will continue to serve as the leading voice for both the creative community and the general public. We look forward to working with Perlmutter on legal and copyright policy matters important to the video game industry.”

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