The Library of Congress has just announced that is accepting applications for the position of Chief Copyright Royalty Judge. This is an extremely important position in the copyright world. The Chief Judge is one of three Judges who decide royalty rate-setting and license fee distribution proceedings relating to various compulsory licenses set out in the Copyright Act, as part of the Copyright Royalty Board. The Chief Judge, as the title indicates, serves a particularly important role in the administration of the Copyright Royalty Board.
The Copyright Royalty Board, in turn, serves a very important role, particularly with respect to setting rates for the various compulsory licenses, including those for webcasting and other digital music services.
Here is a link to the job listing at the usajobs.gov website. I encourage all qualified, interested parties to apply!