Domestic

Updating copyright and other intellectual property laws to meet the challenges of the networked environment has been a key focus for Congress, the courts, and state legislatures for several years. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, the PRO-IP Act, and legislation to permit the appropriate use of orphan works and to ensure that fair use is robust and meaningful in the digital, networked environment and more have dominated the agenda.