LAWS of Authorship

One almost famous photographer I know put out a remarkable self-promotion piece -- a calendar so simple and stunning, everyone wanted one. It was a series of posters with spot varnishes printed in full color on 100 pound coated cover. He stamped a copyright mark on each and every image used to produce those promotional pieces -- but this story turns out a little different than you'd expect. February 25, 2013

Video Privacy Protection Act Passes

Good news for video producers : the Judiciary Committee has passed the Goodlatte Bill to Modernize the Video Privacy Protection Act . . . Washington, DC, October 13, 2011: Today the House Judiciary Committee passed bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet, which updates the Video Privacy Protection Act October 14, 2011

Legislation To Combat Design Piracy

Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) reintroduced the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act. This bipartisan legislation provides copyright protections to fashion designs. July 14, 2011

International Piracy Watch List

In an effort to combat international copyright piracy by calling attention to countries where piracy has reached alarming levels, the Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus has released their "Piracy watch list" ... beware May 31, 2010