Copyright Policy Institute

Copyright Policy and Fair Use Advocates in Washington D.C.

Welcome to Copyright Policy Institute (“CPi”).  We are a Washington D.C. based non-profit Copyright Think Tank.  We are a non-partisan 501 (c) 3 organization and we track, report and advocate on the following issues impacting copyright law and internet culture:

  1. Copyright laws, rules, regulations and proposed legislation (particularly in the area of fair use law)
  2. International treaties impacting United States Copyright law
  3. Laws and rules that deal with p2p file sharing and torrenting
  4. Digital Millenium Copyright ACT (“DMCA”) rules and amendments
  5. Digital Rights Management
  6. Virtual Private Networks
  7. Happenings in the United States Copyright Office
  8. Amicus briefs in key cases involving important legal issues
  9. Public education on copyright laws and implications
  10. Issues affecting artists and creators (royalty rates)
  11. Public awareness and advocacy on key cases and proposed legislation
  12. Copyright research, studies and statistics
  13. Fairness in the software audit process (ex. audits with the Business Software Alliance and others)