The Copyright Alliance Blog

Thoughts from The Copyright Alliance

Feb 5, 2016
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG).  
Feb 4, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. –- February 4, 2016 — Today, the Copyright Alliance issued a statement on the recently-signed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). According to Copyright Alliance CEO, Keith Kupferschmid, "We applaud all the countries that signed the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).  The TPP contains...
Feb 3, 2016
On February 3, 2016, the Copyright Alliance filed an amicus brief supporting plaintiff Fox News Network.
Jan 28, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. –- January 28, 2016 — Today, the Copyright Alliance issued a statement on the recently-released Department of Commerce White Paper on Remixes, First Sale and Statuary Damages.   The Copyright Alliance appreciates the comprehensive and thoughtful discussion of the complex copyright...
Jan 22, 2016
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG).  
Jan 15, 2016
The following article, "Is pirating a movie worth the malware risk? Most say 'No,'" by Ellen Seidler, is syndicated from Vox Indie and is posted here with permission. Yes Virginia, piracy damages both the film industry and its audience It’s that time of year again, when the piracy apologists pull...
Jan 15, 2016
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG).  
Jan 12, 2016
Last month, Hive-CM8, the so-called piracy release group, announced plans to leak an unprecedented 40 new films online – many of them high-quality “screeners” of movies contending for various awards. The group made good on their threat, releasing about half of the stolen films, including “Creed...
Jan 8, 2016
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG).  
Dec 23, 2015
The following article, "Book Review — The Constitutional Foundations of Intellectual Property: A Natural Rights Perspective," by Terry Hart, is syndicated from Copyhype and is posted here with permission.  In October, Judge Leval wrote the majority opinion affirming a finding of fair use in...

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