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The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently provided comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in response to USTR’s request as it develops its negotiating objectives and positions for the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement. RIAA’s comments can be viewed here: RIAA Filing With USTR On US-Japan…
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently provided comments to the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) in response to the Commission’s request for stakeholders’ input in U.S. Global Digital Trade policies. RIAA’s filing can be viewed here: RIAA Filing With US International Trade Commission On Digital Trade…
An impressive cadre of artists including Carole King, Carly Simon, Melissa Etheridge, Dionne Warwick, Mary Wilson (the Supremes), the Isley Brothers, John Densmore (the Doors), Judy Collins and many others recently added their names to a groundbreaking legal filing in California seeking compensation for pre-1972 recordings from digital radio services…
Today, 20+ music organizations encompassing the entire music community sent this  letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer...
We recently filed a comment with the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR)...
WASHINGTON – Today Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn), John Conyers (D-Mich), Darrell Issa (R-CA), Ted Deutch (D-Fla), and Tom Rooney (R-Fla) introduced The Fair Play Fair Pay Act designed to help music creators get paid fairly when their music is played across various platforms, including AM/FM radio, SiriusXM and others.
An extensive coalition of organizations representing virtually the entire music community has filed new comments with the U.S. Copyright Office decrying a broken and antiquated Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) as part of the Office’s ongoing study of the law.
A diverse group of creative industry companies, advocacy groups, labor unions, associations, programmers, and individual creators are raising concerns about the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to regulate the set top box market—and its potential impact on copyright and content creators’ ability to be compensated for their work.
Hundreds of artists, songwriters, managers and music organizations today are calling for reforms of the broken Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). 
WASHINGTON—The United States Copyright Office recently issued its report on the ‘making available’ right in the United States.