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Sandra Aistars' Statement on recent Aereo Supreme Court Decision


Here is a link to the 6-3 Supreme Court decision reversing the Second Circuit in Aereo. Congratulations to the petitioners. Here is a statement we are issuing in response. Best Regards, Sandra Aistars Chief Executive Officer Copyright Alliance … View More

Statement From Copyright Alliance


January 10, 2014   STATEMENT FROM: COPYRIGHT ALLIANCE CEO SANDRA AISTARS RE: US SUPREME COURT GRANT OF REVIEW OF THE AEREO CASE   WASHINGTON, D.C. – On behalf of the millions of artists, creators and innovators represented by o… View More

Copyright Alliance Supports Broadcasters' Cert Petition in Aereo


On November 12, 2013, the Copyright Alliance filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of the broadcaster’s petition for certiorari in ABC v. Aereo. The case arises out of a flawed US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruling earli… View More

AIMP Letter In Support Of Legislation Against Rogue Websites


Rogue websites pose as legitimate businesses, but in reality they are distributing counterfeit and pirated products. The AIMP joined the Chamber of Commerce and others by signing this letter to convince members of congress that they must protect IP industr… View More

Legislation


LETTER TO ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER Read the letter from twenty-four Members of Congress urging the creation of an IP Task Force to fight against intellectual property crimes. View More

Grassroots Letter to the President


The AIMP is supporting the Copyright Alliance’s latest efforts in sending a grassroots letter to President Obama.  Please take the time to sign the electronic letter here, www.copyrightalliance.org/letter,  to remind Washington of the impor… View More

June 17, 2009: Amicus brief filed


“In ASCAP v. RealNetworks, Inc., Yahoo!, Inc. AIMP has joined the NMPA, MPA, CMPA, and PMA and other music organizations as amicus parties asking the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to clarify that a musical work public performa… View More

AIMP Sends Legislative Letter to Congress


The Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) has partnered with The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA), ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, Harry Fox Agency, Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), Church Music Publishers Association, Mu… View More

Jan 6, 2009: AIMP comments on section 115 interim regulation


The AIMP, alongside the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA), The Harry Fox Agency (HFA), the Songwriters' Guild of America (SGA) and the Nashville Songwriters Assocation International (NSAI), has filed comments with the Copryight Office on section… View More

Orphan Works Update, December 8, 2008


The U. S. House of Representatives will reconvene on Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 for a "Lame Duck Session;" one in which Congress sometimes meets in even numbered years after the November general election, and includes… View More

Court Determines ASCAP Rates for Yahoo, AOL, RealNetworks


Historic Decision Provides Framework for Valuing Use of Musical Works Online Also Validates Need to Appropriately Compensate Songwriters & Composers for Role Their Works Play in Success of Online Businesses   Yahoo, AOL, and RealNetworks m… View More

S.2913: Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008


To provide a limitation on judicial remedies in copyright infringement cases involving orphan works. 110th CONGRESS - 2d Session, in the Senate of the United States, April 24, 2008 Mr. LEAHY (for himself and Mr. HATCH) introduced the following bill; wh… View More

H.R.5889 - Orphan Works Act of 2008


To provide a limitation on judicial remedies in copyright infringement cases involving orphan works. 110th CONGRESS - 2d Session in the House of Representatives, April 24, 2008 Mr. BERMAN (for himself, Mr. SMITH of Texas, Mr. CONYERS, and Mr. COBLE) i… View More

Publishers Cry Foul Against MediaNet: Lawsuit Flies


A number of publishers are now launching a legal attack against MediaNet Digital, owner of the MusicNet white label service.  On Wednesday, the National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) shared news of a class action lawsuit with Digital Music News… View More

Copyright Royalty Board Proceedings - Feb, 2008


From: Cathy Merenda Dated: Friday, February 15 2:29 PM The Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) began hearings in Washington on January 28th to determine mechanical rates for songwriters and music publishers.   Along with setting rates for physical … View More

URGENT: RIAA Tries to Slash Rates


From: Israelite, David Dated: Friday, January 25, 2008 12:09 PM Subject: Urgent Message from NMPA Regarding Your Rights On Monday, January 28, the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) begins the hearing that will determine mechanical rates for every s… View More

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Sandra Aistars' Statement on recent Aereo Supreme Court Decision Here is a link to the 6-3 Supreme Court decision reversing the Second Circuit in Aereo. Congratulations to the petitioners. …

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Statement From Copyright Alliance January 10, 2014
 
STATEMENT FROM: COPYRIGHT ALLIANCE CEO SANDRA AISTARS

RE: US SUPREME COURT GRANT OF REVIEW OF TH …

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