|Maria Pallante, Register of Copyrights|
|12th Register of Copyrights|
January 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Marybeth Peters|
|Born||February 5, 1964|
|Alma mater||George Washington University Law School (J.D.), Misericordia University|
Maria A. Pallante (born February 5, 1964) is an American attorney who is the 12th United States Register of Copyrights. She was appointed Acting Register effective January 1, 2011, succeeding Marybeth Peters, who retired effective December 31, 2010. On June 1, 2011, she was permanently appointed to the position.
Prior to her appointment, Pallante had served in the Copyright Office as Associate Register for Policy and International Affairs (2008–2010); Deputy General Counsel (2007–2008); and Policy Advisor (1996–1997).
- "Pallante, Maria A., 1964-", Public Catalog (United States Copyright Office)
- "Maria Pallante Appointed Acting Register of Copyrights". News from the Library of Congress. Library of Congress. 2010-12-17. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
- "Maria Pallante Appointed 12th Register of Copyrights". News from the Library of Congress. Library of Congress. 2011-06-01. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
- "Maria Pallante, Acting Register of Copyrights, Biographical Information". U.S. Copyright Office. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
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