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This month’s article is written by Corey Field. Corey is the current President of the New York-based Copyright Society of the USA. He practices copyright and entertainment law in the Los Angeles office of Ballard Spahr LLP, where he represents clients nationwide in both litigation and transactional matters. He can be reached at fieldc@ballardspahr.com. Any opinions expressed are solely those of the author.

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Guide To Acronyms Used In The Copyright Universe


  by David Ward and Mike Arnold   Creators, lawyers, and industry executives alike all use acronyms—those sometimes-ambiguous combi…

YouTube Infringement Tools Are All Foam and No Beer for Small Creators (Part 1)


  by Keith Kupferschmid   Everything about YouTube is BIG. It is far and away from the most widely used video-sharing platform and, acc…

Copyright Office Announces Appointments of Copyright Claims Board Officers


Copyright Office Announces Appointments of Copyright Claims Board Officers NewsNet 906 July 20, 2021 Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter toda…

Kevin Amer Appointed Acting General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights


    | U.S. Copyright Office About News Opportunities Help Contact     Issue No. 901…

Supporting Mental Health Awareness Month: Resources for Creators


A Copyright Alliance blog by Samantha Levin   May was Mental Health Awareness Month, and this national movement is exceptionally important as t…

Copyright Alliance Celebrates World IP Day/Week 2021


From April 26-30, the Copyright Alliance celebrated World IP Day by joining our members, partners, and countless creators and organizations …

Does Your YouTube Video Violate Copyright? Now You Can Easily Check Before You Publish


YouTube has officially debuted a “Checks” step in the upload process to automatically analyze videos for copyright violations and possible…

Copyright Terminations: What Music Rightsholders Need To Know


Please enjoy a reposting of this article, reprinted from Synchtank, by attorney and LA Board member Erin M. Jacobson Esq., who will also be moderating…

Will the Biden-Harris Administration Bode Well for Copyright?


  by Terrica Carrington With any change in administration come questions about the policy priorities for the next two, four, or even eight …

CASE Act Signed Into Law: What This Means


by Terrica Carrington and Keith Kupferschmid   On December 27, creators across the country collectively celebrated as the CASE Act was signed i…

Senator Thom Tillis Seeks Suggestions for Reform of Digital Millenium Copyright Act


North Carolina Republican Senator Thom Tillis, who has been a leader in the effort to reform the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, recently sent an ope…

Is It Considered Fair Use For A Political Campaign To Use Music Or Other Copyrighted Works?


  Read the recent article from the Copyright Alliance here.  

Shira Perlmutter Appointed U.S. Register Of Copyrights


UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE Chief Policy Officer and Dir. for International Affairs SHIRA PERLMUTTER has been appointed as the 14th U.S.…

Can My Co-Writer Copy from Our Joint Work?


Stephen Carlisle August 19, 2020 This is a topic that does not get analyzed very often, and few Courts have taken up the subject. But the case of&nb…

Senate Hearing Explores the Intersection of Fair Use and the DMCA: Part I


On July 28th, the Senate IP Subcommittee held a fourth hearing in its ongoing investigation into the viability of the Digital Millennium Copyrigh…

Copyright Office Requests Public Comments on MLC Best Practices


In a public study directed by the Music Modernization Act (MMA), the US Copyright Office is soliciting public comments to recommend best practices tha…

The Eagles’ Don Henley Calls on Congress to Bolster Online Copyright Laws


The Eagles’ Don Henley urged Congress to strengthen anti-piracy rules online while testifying virtually before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee T…

Senators Ask The U.S. Copyright, Patent Offices to Study Infringement by States


In a pair of letters last month, Sens. Thom Tillis (R-North Carolina) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) asked the U.S. Copyright Office and the U.S. Paten…

Katy Perry Wins Appeal in ‘Dark Horse’ Infringement Case Judge reverses previous $2.8 million decision in favor of Christian rap


Katy Perry has won her appeal in the ongoing plagiarism dispute over her 2013 hit “Dark Horse.” In 2014, the pop star was sued by the C…

Charter Challenges Copyright Registrations of Music Recordings


Facing a billion-dollar lawsuit, the internet service provider questions whether a big percentage of sound recordings have been improperly registered …

Copyright and Social Justice Event Highlights Importance of Equal Access to the Benefits of Copyright


    Copyright and Social Justice Event Highlights Importance of Equal Access to the Benefits of Copyright by Ross Broudy January 28,…

Maria Strong Named Acting U.S. Copyright Register Amid Search for Permanent Chief


The U.S. Copyright Office has appointed Associate Register of Copyrights Maria Strong as the new acting register of copyrights effective Jan…

Copyright Alliance Applauds Congressional Letter to ALI on Copyright Restatement Project


Washington, D.C. – In response to the December 3 letter sent to American Law Institute (ALI) Director Richard Revesz by Senator Thom Tillis…

USCO Launches Learning Engine Video Series


The U.S. Copyright Office has just launched a new video series on its YouTube channel and on its website, titled Learning Engine. This …

Copyright Alliance Applauds House Judiciary Committee on Passage of the CASE Act


  Washington, DC – Today, Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid issued the following statement in response to the Manager’s…
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