Regan Smith is the General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights for the United States Copyright Office. In her position, she provides legal guidance to the various divisions and programs of the Office, including the national registration and recordation systems, and is frequently called upon by congressional offices, the U.S. Department of Justice, and other federal agencies for advice and assistance. She also has primary responsibility for the formation and promulgation of regulations and the adoption of legal positions governing policy matters and practices of the Copyright Office. Before joining the Office, Smith spent several years in private practice representing clients in matters concerning copyright, entertainment, technology, media, and related intellectual property issues. She earned her JD from Harvard Law School, where she served on the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
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