Testimony

Mr. Band has testified before: 


 The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in Support of Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet on First Sale Under Title 17

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on the Broadcast and Audio Flag

The House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection on Fair Use: The Effect on Consumers and Industry

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property on Patent Law Reform

The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in favor of ratification of the U.N. Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

The House Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property against the Collections of Information Antipiracy Act

• Members of the House Science Committee on the issue of database protection

The U.S. Copyright Office in support of exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office concerning the patenting of software

• Committees of the Maryland General Assembly concerning the Uniform Computer Information Transactions

• The Tennessee Joint Committee on Communications Security concerning theft of communications signals

Mr. Band has also participated in numerous roundtables convened by the Copyright Office on topics such as orphan works, mass digitization, and the making available right.