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ASMP to Hold Major Copyright Symposium

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA … The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) will present an important symposium“Copyright and the New Economy: Issues & Trends Facing Visual Artists” on Wednesday April 21, 2010 at The TimesCenter in New York. The event is part of ASMP’s Registration Counts copyright initiative to encourage all photographers to register their work and to provide registration…

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ASMP 2010 Membership Drive Underway

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) is making prospective new members an offer that’s hard to refuse! Professional photographers who join the association from now until March 15, 2010, will receive two valuable resources — free. New ASMP members will get all the benefits of membership, plus the books Professional Business Practices in Photography, ASMP’s…

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ASMP Receives Distribution From Authors Coalition

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that the association has received $99,790 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 by…

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ASMP Launches dpBestflow.Org

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), in cooperation with the Library of Congress, has launched dpBestflow.org, shorthand for “Digital Photography Best Practices and Workflow,” a website that offers definitive new guidelines for digital photography best practices which streamline and improve the process, production and preservation of digital photography. The launch event was held on November…

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ASMP Photographers React to Google Judge’s Denial

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Contacts: Victor S. Perlman, Esq., General Counsel, ASMP perlman@asmp.org (215-451-2767 ext 207) or Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP mopsik@asmp.org or (215-840-5897) American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… On November 4, 2009, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a ruling on a motion for reconsideration of the Court’s earlier decision in the case of Authors Guild et al. v. Google, Inc. The effect…

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ASMP’s Library Of Congress Initiative “dpBestflow” To Launch

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that dpBestflow, the initiative funded by the Library of Congress through its National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, will be launched on November 11th at the Navy Memorial Auditorium in Washington, D.C. as part of DC Fotoweek. dpBestflow is shorthand for “Digital Photography Best Practices and…

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Monumental Miami Meeting Builds Momentum For Unification

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Half Dozen Photographer and Archive Trade Associates Discuss Means to Achieve Common Goals Miami, FL (October 21, 2009) — During the afternoon of October 16, 2009, six trade associations representing more than 50,000 photographers as well as 800 agencies and archives across UK, Europe and North America, gathered to pursue an open dialogue. This historic meeting took place…

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ASMP Sponsors and Hosts Multiple Events at PhotoPlus Expo

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 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 22-24, 2009 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. ASMP’s participation includes sponsorship of seminars on current business topics…

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ASMP Awards $150,000 to PLUS Coalition

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia PA … The Board of Directors of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced an award of $150,000 to the Picture Licensing Universal System (PLUS) Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to simplifying and facilitating the communication and management of image rights. The contribution will fund the development and implementation of their PLUS Registry, a resource…

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