The Copyright Office recently announced that new rules for registering photographs in the U.S. will take effect on February 20, 2018. Please pay attention to these new rules. ASMP is offering an informative, free webinar on Thursday, February 15, 11:00amPT, 2:00pmET, 7pmGMT.Read more →
Artists of all disciplines must learn how to protect their IP legacy. You’ve struggled and worked extremely hard throughout your career. You need to know how to properly protect that valuable legacy!
CSUSA and CLIC will co-sponsor an elite panel of experts on February 8, 2018, who will cover those important issues.
(via Northeastern University School...Read more →
On Friday, January 26, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., the US House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing before the full committee on music policy:
Music Policy Issues: A Perspective from Those Who Make It
It is worth your while to read the submitted written testimony (included in the link above) from a...Read more →
Press release by Artist Rights Watch, July 20, 2017:
@repjerrynadler: Reps. Nadler, @DarrellIssa Pre-1972 Copyright Fix with Introduction of CLASSICS Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) of the House Judiciary Subcommittee for Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet introduced bipartisan legislation to close a...Read more →
Don’t Wait! Two important federal deadlines are almost here! Act today!
Protect your copyright!
The Librarian of Congress needs to hear your opinion on what priorities the new Register of Copyright should have. Read our recent post on how to respond:
…and why it is so important that you respond to the survey and spread the...Read more →
Protecting your copyright is now as important as ever!
Please refer to our previous post to learn why it is so important to respond to the Librarian of Congress’ survey, then read on for help with creating an intelligent and effective response to the survey.
Thanks to the Illustrators Partnership of America for the following advice.
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Once again, your copyright is under threat. You must respond by January 31 to a short survey created by the Librarian of Congress asking what duties the new Register of Copyright’s primary skills and duties should be. Keep reading to discover why this is not just an innocent request.
We published the Illustrators Partnership email blast...Read more →