Press Releases

APRIL 14, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – "A digital library of this nation’s books, with a strong search function, is unquestionably a desirable goal. However, that goal must not be achieved at the expense of the authors of those works. The Copyright Act should not be expanded beyond its traditional contours to permit...
March 18, 2014
"Today's settlement of the seven year long copyright litigation between YouTube and Viacom is a welcome development for the creative community, because it signals that cooperative solutions to long standing problems facing artists, creators and innovators on line might now be possible." "...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2014   STATEMENT FROM: COPYRIGHT ALLIANCE CEO SANDRA AISTARS  RE: US SUPREME COURT GRANT OF REVIEW OF THE AEREO CASE    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On behalf of the millions of artists, creators and innovators represented by our membership, the Copyright Alliance welcomes...
January 8, 2014
    **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NMPA AND FULLSCREEN REACH SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT Parties Agree on Compensating Rights Holders, Process for Fullscreen’s Creative Talent  WASHINGTON, D.C. & CULVER CITY, CALIF., January 8th, 2014 -- The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) and Fullscreen,...
December 19, 2013
Contact: Paul Vogelzang                                                      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: 202-540-2243 Email: pvogelzang@copyrightalliance.org Newly released, Telecommunications Law Answer Book 2014, published by Practising Law Institute (PLI), and contributed to by Michael Remington...
December 17, 2013
  Contact: Paul Vogelzang                                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: 202-540-2243 Email: pvogelzang@copyrightalliance.org     iTunes PODCAST SERIES SHOWCASES DC-BASED COPYRIGHT EXPERTS Newly released, Telecommunications Law Answer Book 2014, published by Practising Law...
November 19, 2013
Statement for the Record  Sandra M. Aistars, Executive Director, Copyright Alliance Before the Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet  The Rise of Innovative Business Models: Content Delivery in the Digital Age   November 19, 2013   The...
November 13, 2013
Today, Wikileaks released what is alleged to be the draft treaty chapter, as of August 30, 2013, from the Intellectual Property group of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks between the United States, Japan, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, Chile, Singapore, Peru, Vietnam, New Zealand and...
July 31, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Statement of Copyright Alliance Executive Director, Sandra Aistars, on The Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force Green Paper : Copyright Policy, Creativity , and Innovation in the Digital Economy.  US Commerce web site for paper is HERE. In crafting copyright and...
June 20, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars made the following statement re: today’s release of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) 2013 Joint Strategic Plan (Please see link below to 2013 IPEC Strategic Plan): “The Copyright Alliance welcomes the...

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