The Copyright Alliance Blog

Thoughts from The Copyright Alliance

Apr 29, 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).  
Apr 29, 2016
  This month, the Copyright Alliance began a Q&A series on copyright law to help individual creators better understand their rights and the registration process with the U.S. Copyright Office. Rob Kasunic, Director of Registration Policy and Practices at the U.S. Copyright Office, answered...
Apr 28, 2016
  We asked creators to submit questions about the copyright registration process. Rob Kasunic, Director of Registration Policy and Practices at the United States Copyright Office, answered the questions and we are starting a series of Q&As providing clarity about the process.   Published v....
Apr 27, 2016
  The Copyright Alliance was honored to join the U.S. Copyright Office in celebrating World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The program, which was hosted by the Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante, featured remarks from Congressman Bob Goodlatte, chairman of the...
Apr 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).  
Apr 22, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 22, 2016 JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT:Members of the Creative Community Sound the Alarm about FCC Proposal’s Potentially Harmful Impact on Content Creators WASHINGTON – A diverse group of creative industry companies, advocacy groups, labor unions, associations, programmers, and...
Apr 19, 2016
  For the fifth year in a row, the Copyright Alliance will join with the U.S. Copyright Office for a Copyright Matters program in recognition of World Intellectual Property Day. This year’s theme, as announced by the World Intellectual Property Organization, is “Digital Creativity: Culture...
Apr 18, 2016
April 18, 2016 — Washington DC — Following the recent decision by the Supreme Court to not hear the Authors Guild v Google fair use case regarding the Google Books Project, Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid issued the following statement: "We are disappointed to learn that the Supreme...
Apr 18, 2016
  Today, the Supreme Court declined to consider the much publicized Authors Guild v Google fair use case (aka the Google Books case).  In refusing the case, the Supreme Court not only let stand a Second Circuit decision that dramatically expands the boundaries of the fair use doctrine’s...
Apr 12, 2016
This Friday, the University of Baltimore Law School will hold an all-day event titled Copyright Realignment for the Twenty-First Century and I am pleased to be participating in a panel that will focus on modernizing the Copyright Office.  There are few issues that seem to galvanize and unify the...

Pages