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ASMP Elects New Board Officers, Directors

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that James Cavanaugh, a Buffalo-based architectural and aerial photographer and owner of James Cavanaugh Photography, has been elected as President for 2011-12. Serving as First Vice-President is Gail Mooney of Kelly/Mooney Productions in Brookside, NJ; as Second Vice-President, Shawn Henry of San Diego-based Shawn G. Henry…

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ASMP’s Cavanaugh Speaks On Copyright Registration Improvements For Photographers

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… James Cavanaugh, First Vice President of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), spoke recently about the importance of copyright registration for photographers and the obstacles faced with the current registration system. He also recommended system improvements at the Public Knowledge event, “Toward a Copyright Office for the 21st Century,”…

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ASMP’s Mopsik Speaks Out On Collective Licensing For Photographers

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) delivered an important paper on Photographers & Collective Licensing as a speaker at the Kernochan Center at Columbia Law School Symposium “Collective Management of Copyright: Solution or Sacrifice?” on January 28, 2011. The title of his presentation was The Practical Difficulties of Creating…

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ASMP Prepares For Strictly Business 3

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers’ highly acclaimed Strictly Business conference series for imaging professionals will be held in three locations beginning this month: January 21-23 in Los Angeles; February 25-27 in Philadelphia; and April 1-3 in Chicago. Strictly Business 3 (SB3) will offer a variety of topics to help photographers enhance their professionalism and…

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ASMP Receives Distribution From Authors Coalition

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that the association has received $813,000 from the Authors Coalition of America(ACA), an organization which distributes money collected for copying non-title-specific works abroad, primarily in Scandinavia and Europe. Non-title-specific works are those that cannot be identified individually or by copyright owner. Distributions are made periodically to…

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ASMP Announces Fagan To Lead Stock Imaging Initiatives

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that Shannon Fagan, former President of the Stock Artists Alliance, has been named Chair of ASMP’s newly established Stock Imaging License Committee and will lead several stock imaging initiatives for ASMP. Fagan will contribute his considerable expertise as an industry analyst, strategic photo business expert and…

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ASMP Sponsors And Hosts Multiple Events At Photo Plus Expo

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) will sponsor and host a number of important events at this year’s Photo Plus Expo, the preeminent photographer trade event of the year. The Expo will be held October 28-30, 2010 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. ASMP’s participation includes sponsorship of seminars on current…

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ASMP Announces Plans For Strictly Business 3

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Contact: Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced plans for the newest generation of its highly acclaimed Strictly Business conference series for photographers. Strictly Business 3 (SB3) will offer a variety of topics to help photographers enhance their professionalism and build their business in three locations starting in early 2011. Three city stops are…

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ASMP Files Brief In Defense Of First Amendment

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Contact: Victor Perlman, General Counsel ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: perlman@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), joined by the Alabama Press Association, has submitted an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in support of defendant Daniel A. Moore in the case The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama v. New Life Art, Inc. and Daniel A. Moore in the United States Court…

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