On November 6, 2013, Maria Pallante visited the ASCAP offices to discuss copyright reform. Pallante, the Registrar of Copyrights, said: “Congress has a duty to keep authors in its mind’s eye, including songwriters…A law that does not provide for authors would be illogical — hardly a copyright law at all.” See the full story at ASCAP’s website. Learn more about Maria Pallante at the Copyright Office website.