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The Copyright Society of the USA is the country’s premier organization for copyright professionals. Our members represent a broad spectrum of leaders from private practice, industry, academia and trade associations from across the United States and abroad. Our membership year runs from October 1 to September 30.




Members-Only Benefits Include:

  • A Subscription to The Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA
    The go-to review on copyright law. Includes four print issues a year and our digital archive with the complete text of every issue since 1953!  About The Journal
  • Our Best Discounts
    Receive discounts to educational programs on the most critical developments in the copyright, including CLE panels, lunches, lectures, and our national Mid-Winter and Annual Meetings.
  • Exclusive Online Resources
    Only members have access to our Media Library of program videos and course materials and the international Directory of Members.
  • Opportunities to Network & Collaborate
    CSUSA events attract the biggest names in copyright, but they’re also intimate and personal -where relationships are formed, connections made and careers advanced. As a Member, you can get even more involved by helping to plan a panel, and you’ll also be eligible to be nominated to one of our committees. Membership includes automatic enrollment in a local chapter.
  • A Profile in the CSUSA Directory
    Now with a comprehensive work and educational history, links to your blog and social media profiles, even a photo!
  • Sharing News
    New job? Promotion? Award? Speaking engagement? We can help get the word out. Our member news goes out via Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and the Newsfeed.


  Membership Dues 2017-18

  Contributing Member *
  Full-Time Academic  $200
  Government Employee $200
  Senior **
  Young Professional $100
  Full-Time Student ***  $25


*As a Contributing Member, you will be giving a donation to
help support the work of the organization. Thank You! 

**Over age 65 and a member for at least 10 years.

***Recent graduates (up to 5 years out of school) or
professionals new to IP (in the field 5 years or less).


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the office at (212) 354-6401. The membership fee is tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.


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