Tag Archive: Copyright Law

Copyright Office for the Digital Economy Act

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Legislation designed to modernize the United States Copyright Office.   Introduced onto the House of Representative’s floor earlier this month, H.R. 4241 (aka The CODE Act) addresses the longstanding need for reforms of how the U.S. Copyright Office operates. Among other changes, the bill makes the Copyright office independent of the Library of Congress, provides for…
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Urgent ASMP Request for Copyright Input

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ASMP Needs to Hear Your Copyright Problems Together with a broad coalition of photography groups and organizations, ASMP is developing a response to the April 24, 2015 Notice from the US Copyright office regarding modernization of the 1976 Copyright Act. ASMP’s deadline for responses was last Friday (July 17th), but they might accept…
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More thoughts on Copyright

Is the Internet a Copyright-Free Zone? I am not a big FB fan but do use it to stay in touch with friends across the country. Yesterday a photography friend posted a Tutons.com meme titled Things you should never say to a Photographer. It was a list of 22 items; within minutes,…
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New Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices

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On August 19th, Register of Copyrights Maria A. Pallante released a public draft of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition. The first major revision in more than twenty years, this draft presents more than 1,200 pages of administrative practices and sets the stage for a number of long-term improvements in registration…
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Copyright in the News

It’s the end of summer and I have successfully avoided any serious article or book, choosing instead to surreptitiously read People magazine and vampire novels; the only photography I saw (and purchased) was at neighborhood art shows in the Chicago area. As homage to these wasted warm (and wet) days I thought…
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Greg Victoroff & Associates Opens November 1st

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ASPP MEMBERS | GREG VICTOROFF, ESQ. (www.victoroff-law.com) We are pleased to announce the official launch of Greg Victoroff’s new law firm: Greg Victoroff & Associates, on November 1, 2013. Greg’s law partner of 26 years, Steve Rohde, is semi-retiring at the end of October and Greg will be continuing his law practice…
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The Importance of Being Ernest: Obtaining Copyright Registrations for 20th Century U.S. and Non-U.S. Photo Collections

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ASPP MEMBERS | GREG VICTOROFF, Esq. (www.calawyersforthearts.org) Greg Victoroff and Law Arts Seminars™ are pleased to announce the following lecture qualifying for California State Bar Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit to be presented in Boston, Massachusetts: The Importance of Being Ernest: Obtaining Copyright Registrations for 20th Century U.S. and Non-U.S. Photo Collections…
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