Maria Pallante, former U.S. Register of Copyrights and current CEO of the Association of American Publishers gave a keynote speech at the 32nd International Publishers Congress in which she warned publishers about of those who seek to weaken copyright law in the name of “the public good”, saying “They frame the public interest as though it is separate from the rights of copyright owners, or worse yet, that publishers and other copyright owners are an obstacle to progress.” “This is false.” ; ccording to a California court, Taylor Swift can “Shake [that copyright infringement claim] Off”;  the Financial Times reports that the Trump Administration’s investigation of China’s violation of intellectual property rights has become “bogged down” amid an “internal debate focused in large part on legal concerns.”