( open to all ) Administrative Law Judge (Copyright Royalty Judge) (Vacancy #: VAR000795)

  • Opening Date: March 19, 2019
  • Closing Date: April 19, 2019
  • OPM Control Number: 527757600
  • Vacancy Number: VAR000795
  • LC Organization Unit: Copyright
  • Grade: AL-02
  • Series: 0935
  • Minimum Salary: $174,500.00
  • Maximum Salary: $174,500.00
  • Availability: Open to All

The Copyright Royalty Judge has responsibilities and delegated authority for broad, emerging, and or critical Library of Congress programs or operations presiding (with two other Copyright Royalty Judges) over quasi-judicial administrative proceedings relating to the determination of copyright royalty rates and terms and the distribution of collected royalties. Also, the incumbent has full responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Chief Copyright Royalty Judge pursuant to Chapter 8, Title 17 of the United States Code.

Has overall responsibility, as well as delegated authority, for the oversight and administration of broad, emerging, and/or critical agency programs or operations in the area of quasi-judicial administrative proceedings for copyright royalties. Carries out all the responsibilities assigned to a Copyright Royalty Judge in Chapter 8 of title 17, United States Code.

Conducts and oversees quasi-judicial administrative proceedings to set and adjust terms and rates of royalty payments for the compulsory and statutory licenses in the Copyright Act, title 17 of the United States Code. Conducts and oversees quasi-judicial administrative proceedings to determine the distribution of royalty fees collected under sections 111, 119 and 1003 of the Copyright Act.

Candidates must be an attorney in good standing with a minimum of seven (7) years' legal experience and have significant knowledge of copyright law.

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