Maybe it's about time for the publishing industry to start trusting the statute. It's only been thirty years, so there's no longer any need for the term of the contract to refer to a "renewal term." Neither is there any need for all of those terms that try to treat the copyright as a unitary right, rather than a collection of rights. And so on.
There's another thirtieth anniversary coming up this year: the Bankruptcy Code. The publishing industry has its problems with complying with it, too.
So here's to a pair of thirty-year-olds.