In late 2022 I heard from long-time ASMP member Barbara Alper, who told me of a series of insurance coverage problems that have now sent me down a months-long trail of discovery and warning. This article is intended to bring some of these concerns to the membership at...
Be Aware: Photo Contest Terms and Why They Matter
by Thomas Maddrey | Legal
Recently, a member directed me to the terms of the Analog Sparks Awards (you can read the full terms and conditions here), and asked for my opinion on their fairness and reasonability. After review, I have some serious concerns and questions, and I opted to write this...
Report All Email Scams to the FBI
ASMP continues to advise caution when receiving or acting upon any email communications from unknown persons about ASMP member financial transactions, offers proposing lucrative photo assignments, and the sale of ASMP mailing lists. While the communication may appear...
ASMP Livestream – Warhol v. Goldsmith: The Day Is Here!
by ASMP | Advocacy, Copyright, Legal
Photo Courtesy / ©Lynn Goldsmith [ASMP's Live Coverage Begins Wednesday @ 9:00am ET HERE] On Wednesday, October 12 at 10:00am ET, famed photographer and ASMP member Lynn Goldsmith will have her day in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. ASMP has been at the forefront of...
The 2022 Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR) at Chicago-Kent College of Law
10:00amPT / 11:00amMT / 12:00pmCT / 1:00pmET On Friday, Sept. 30, the 2022 Supreme Court IP Review hosted by Chicago-Kent College of Law will preview the upcoming copyright case Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith. The event will be online...
New Amicus Briefs
Featured Image: supremecourt.gov ASMP to Feature Member/Industry Advocacy This week ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey was co-author on two new amicus briefs, one regarding social media companies and answering subpoenas, and one related to rights of publicity. This...
- When Insurance Disappears (and New Policies are Denied)
- Weekend Reading 3.23.2023
- AI Update: Adobe and Google Enter The Mix; The USCO Issues Guidance; A New ASMP Panel Discussion
- Two New Members, Both from NANPA, Appointed to Seats on the ASMP Board of Directors; ASMP Board Elections to Be Held in April
- FBI is Investigating TikTok for Spying on US Journalists