Graduate students seem to be unfairly hit by the GOP tax plan and have organized to block passage.
Graduate students pay for their education by teaching, doing research, and performing routine administrative tasks in return for waived tuition and a meager stipend. Under the proposed GOP tax bill, graduate student tuition waivers will be counted as...Read more →
A Massachusetts Appeals Court has granted an injunction until, at least, December 11 to halt the auctioning of valuable art works donated to the Berkshire Museum for the benefit of public enjoyment.Read more →
Attorney General Maura Healey raises strong concerns about the sale of iconic art donated to the Berkshire Museum for the public benefit.Read more →
We strongly oppose the museum's decision to sell artwork that iconic artists such as Norman Rockwell personally donated on behalf of the community he loved.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 →
Based on the latest data, France, with a population of 66.8 million people, federally funds music at $307 million. England (population 53 million) federally funds music at $53 million. The U.S., with a population of 321.4 million, spends just $8 million for music federally, and the Trump administration proposes cutting that to zero.
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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 →