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Jacie Carter

Busting Myths Surrounding H.R. 1695

By | Advocacy, Copyright Alliance, Copyright Reform | No Comments

Cross-posted from [by Terrica Carrington] The Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act was introduced in the House on March 23, by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI), with the bipartisan support of 29 co-sponsors, in addition to statements of support from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Senate Judiciary Committee Member Patrick Leahy (D-VT). The bill enjoys widespread support…

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Member Opportunities Page LIVE!

By | Current News, Strictly Business Blog | No Comments

Opportunities is a new on-line initiative to provide ASMP members with access to offerings related to education, employment, internships, volunteer positions, contests, workshops, and other related professional development programs and directives that may be of interest to members in advancing career objectives. Requests to post new listings should be submitted to for consideration. The page can be found on the ASMP site under FOR MEMBERS on the Main Navigation Bar.    

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A Growing Chorus of Over 70K Americans Tell U.S. Elected Officials: Copyright Drives Creativity and Innovation

By | Copyright Alliance | No Comments

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Eileen Bramlet, Copyright Alliance: 571-228-1906 Contact: Cesar Fishman, CreativeFuture: 323-591-3002   Copyright Alliance and CreativeFuture Partner in Support of Copyright & Creative Communities WASHINGTON, DC and LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Copyright Alliance and CreativeFuture — two organizations that strongly support creative communities by working to protect and encourage respect for copyright law — sent an open letter to elected officials signed by over 70,000 creatives and those who…

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Strictly Business Update Week Ending 01.06.2017

By | ASMP Newsletter | No Comments

Strictly Business Weekly Update Table of Contents Message from Thomas Kennedy – Executive Director Advocacy Alert – Participate in Library of Congress Survey ASMP Perspective and Action on Copyright Reform Strictly Business Blog – Works for Hire: How Not to Get Bitten by Thomas Maddrey Strictly Business Webinar Series – Legal Talk with Thomas Maddrey on 01.18.2017 Board Members Give Back Series – Marianne Lee National Board & Chapter Events  

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Scott Kelby’s It’s Guest Blog Wednesday Featuring Tom Kennedy!

By | Small Claims Report, Strictly Business Blog | No Comments

[by Thomas R. Kennedy] Why A Small Claims Solution Must Become Law To effectively address copyright infringements in the digital age, we must start by acknowledging the realities of our economy and legal system, as they exist today. It is not a stretch to say under current copyright law, professional photographers all too often have rights, but no remedies, when it comes to dealing with copyright infringements. While the digital age has provided us with…

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