palette.jpgIPNews® – The U.S. Copyright Office said Wednesday it plans to look into the ways that a federal resale royalty right might be able to benefit visual artists and how such a right would change the art marketplace.

The inquiry comes in response to a request by U.S. Senator Herb Kohl, D-Wisconsin and U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler, D-New York, in support of their proposed legislation to establish such a resale royalty right. The Copyright Office will take input from the public on the subject until Nov. 5, the office said in a Federal Register notice. To continue reading, click: Copyright Office Seeks Input on Visual Art Resale Royalty Bill