Former PIJIP Dean’s Fellow Named as 2021-2023 Barbara A. Ringer Copyright Honors Program Fellow

Aneeta Mathur-Ashton
September 24, 2021

Keyana Pusey

Former PIJIP Dean’s Fellow Keyana Pusey has been selected as the 2021-2023 fellow for the Barbara A. Ringer Copyright Honors Program.

Through her fellowship, Pusey will receive assignments from several different departments in the Copyright Office, including the Office of Policy and International Affairs, Office of the General Counsel, Office of the Register, Office of Public Information and Education, and Office of Registration Policy and Practice.

The Copyright Office launched the Ringer Honors Program in 2013 and is named after Barbara A. Ringer, who served as Register from 1973 to 1980. The program offers eighteen- to twenty-four-month paid fellowships to attorneys who are no more than five years out of law school and have a strong record of achievement and demonstrated interest in copyright law

Pusey received her JD from American University Washington College of Law in 2021 and earned her undergraduate degree from Temple University.

While at American. Pusey was a member of the Intellectual Property Law Society and the Black Law Student Association. She also interned at the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and its member television station, the Greater Washington Educational Television Association (WETA). She also served as a student attorney in the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic.

More information on the program can be found here.

A link to the write-up on Pusey can be found here.