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ASMP Update Week Ending 06.07.2019

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ASMP Weekly Update Table of Contents Strictly Business: Your Participation Requested in ASMP Member Survey Copyright: ASMP Submits Comments on USCO Compendium Advocacy: Your Efforts are Working! 28 Co-Sponsors and Counting! Questions with an Educator: Susan kae Grant Benefits: Summer Discounts on Santa Fe Photographic Workshops Forums Events Podcasts Weekend Reading Current News

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Kennedy, Panelist on CASE Act Briefing for Members of Congress and Staffs

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On May 23, the Copyright Alliance hosted a lunch briefing for members of Congress and their staffs to discuss the importance of H.R. 2426 and S. 1273, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (the CASE Act). Keith Kupferschmid, CEO, Copyright Alliance, moderated a panel comprised of Frank Cullen, Vice President of U.S. Intellectual Property Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Tom Kennedy, Executive Director, American Society of Media Photographers; and Michael Lewan, Director of…

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Kennedy and Klipper Brief Senator Blumenthal (D-CT) Staff on CASE Act

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ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy and Mike Klipper, ASMP copyright counsel, are on the Hill this week with other creator group representatives meeting with House and Senate staff. This photo was taken with Senator Blumenthal (D-CT) after meeting with Blumenthal’s Chief Counsel, Sam Simon, to brief him on benefits of the Senate’s CASE Act bill (S1273) for creators and small business owners. Additional meetings with Senators and Representatives are scheduled this week, with a Visual Group…

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ASMP Update Week Ending 09.28.2018

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ASMP Weekly Update Member Benefit: Additional Day – October 26th – Added to Times Square Offer Advocacy: Close Urges House Judiciary Committee to Enact CASE Act Membership: New Process for Road to Professional Membership Member Spotlight: The Story Behind Ziggy’s, London’s New David Bowie-Themed… Benefit: Palm Springs Photo Festival Official Portfolio Reviews Find a Photographer/Find an Assistant: ASMP Wants to Promote You Every Minute of Every Day! Events Contests Forums Opportunities Weekend Reading Current News  

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Tech Giants Win a Battle Over Copyright Rules in Europe

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Cross-posted from nytimes.com [by Adam Sartariano] It’s a fight nearly as old as the internet. On one side are news organizations, broadcasters and music companies that want to control how their content spreads across the web, and to be paid more for it. On the other are tech companies such as Facebook and Google, which argue that they funnel viewers and advertising revenue to media outlets, and free-speech advocates, who say that regulating the internet…

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Strictly Business Update Week Ending 01.06.2017

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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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Election Central 2017!

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Election Central 2017 Everything you want to know about the candidates and the issues in the 2017 election for National Board seats. Becoming a Candidate In 2017, the National Board will have 12 members, who must be Professional Members or Life Members of ASMP. (Professional Members were formerly known as General Members.) Each board member serves a three-year term, and the terms are staggered so that four members are up for election each year. A…

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Portlander Gary Braasch, renowned photographer, environmentalist, dies snorkeling off Australia

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Written by Jim Ryan | The Oregonian/OregonLive Gary Braasch used to say his work would take him to the best places on Earth at the worst possible times, his son said. He documented receding glaciers, oil spills and Mount St. Helens’ eruption, earning renown as a nature photographer and environmental activist. Braasch, a Northwest Portland resident, died Monday while photographing coral bleaching and death off the coast of Australia, his son said. He was 72. “He…

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