End of Summer Update – Our 24th Annual Conference in LA

While you’ve been chilling on the beach, we’ve been curating our Program…. A battle to rival Infinity Wars lies ahead with Netflix, Disney, Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Comcast, AT&T and ViacomCBS spending more money on more visual content than ever seemed imaginable! Our sessions will focus on the big issues – from Free Content to […]

Artist v. Artist

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Lynn Goldsmith Et. Al. Fair Use broadens in Artist Works A recent court decision in the Second Circuit solidified the expanding and evolving scope of fair use in appropriation art, showing that obtaining a license to use other copyrighted works as artistic inspiration is not […]

Case Act Takes Big Step Forward

June 24, 2019 — DMLA board member Rick Gell, spoke briefly with Nancy Wolff, DMLA’s Senior Legal Counsel, who has been in the trenches fighting for the CASE Act on behalf of our content licensing community. The Case Act just took a big step in Congress. Nancy, briefly, what happened last week? The Case Act […]

DMLA SUPPORT STILL NEEDED FOR CASE ACT

Dear Members: We have had great response from the House for the CASE Act and we now have 31 co-sponsors for H.R. 2426!  The letter writing and meetings with representatives is working, but we can’t stop now.  We still need efforts from all of you to get the support for the bill up to triple […]

PicRights Further Develops Global Copyright Enforcement Network with Expansion into Africa

New team in Johannesburg provides deep experience and a gateway to the African continent   June 4, 2019 – PicRights, a global leader in copyright enforcement, has added a new partner in Johannesburg, South Africa to monetize copyright infringements for the world’s leading news agencies, stock image agencies and independent photographers. No other copyright compliance […]

Permission Machine Announces the Opening of its French Office

      Permission Machine bvba has continued its international expansion by opening an office in Lille, France. It follows the opening of Permission Machine’s Los Angeles office in the U.S. last year. It will strengthen Permission Machine’s image search and infringement enforcement for all of its global clients. The new office will handle all […]

PicRights Advances Global Copyright Enforcement Network With New Partner in India

Team in Hyderabad joins long established network to monetize infringements for content owners PicRights Europe GmbH, a global leader in copyright compliance, has once again expanded its enforcement network. To monetize copyright infringements for the world’s leading content owners, PicRights has added an experienced team in Hyderabad, India as the newest enforcement partner. This will […]

DMLA Needs Member Support for CASE Act

Dear Members: May 2, 2019 was a big day for copyright advocacy in Washington D.C. as two companion bills (H.R. 2426 and S. 1273 ) were introduced in both the House and the Senate creating an alternative forum for hearing copyright infringement cases of relatively lesser value entitled the Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement […]

SAMPLE DMLA MEMBER LETTER FOR CONGRESS

  SAMPLE DMLA MEMBER LETTER [NAME] is a member of DMLA, the Digital Media Licensing Association is writing to support H.R. 2426, The Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (CASE Act), which was introduced in the House on May 1, alongside a companion bill, S. 1273, in the Senate. Until now, federal courts have […]