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The Congressional Creative Rights Caucus is a bipartisan caucus dedicated to protecting the rights of the creative community.

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Dec 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The core copyright industries – which includes books, music, motion pictures, radio and TV broadcasting, computer software, newspapers, periodicals, and journals – added more than $1.1 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2013 according to a report from the International Intellectual Property Alliance. Co-chairs of the Creative Rights Caucus Reps.

Dec 1, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Rep. Doug Collins (GA-9) will join Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) as Co-chair of the Creative Rights Caucus. Rep. Collins replaced Rep. Howard Coble (NC-6) who retired at the end of the 113th Congress. Reps. Chu and Collins released the following statements: 

Nov 13, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Creative Rights Caucus (CRC), in collaboration with The Association of American Publishers and The Authors Guild, hosted bestselling authors and publishers at the Capitol today to share unique experiences about the collaboration that transforms manuscripts into extraordinary books. As co-chairs of the CRC, Reps. Chu and Coble released the following statement:

Sep 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON- On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, Creative Rights Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Judy Chu and Rep. Howard Coble partnered with members of the film and television industry to hold the first-ever “Beyond The Red Carpet: Movie & TV Magic Day” on Capitol Hill.

Sep 11, 2014 In The News

Titled "Beyond the Red Carpet: Movie and TV Magic Day," the Wednesday night event was billed as an industry showcase that featured various booths and exhibits at the Cannon House Office in the nation's capitol. 

Sep 10, 2014 In The News

The mix may have shades of a mini-ComicCon, but the intent is to get the message across to visiting lawmakers that the industry is a wellspring of jobs for creative professionals. To underscore the point, there will be a touchscreen from the MPAA in which a member of Congress (or their staffers) can see how much production is going on in their home state.

May 21, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA) and Howard Coble (R-NC), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Creative Rights Caucus, hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill focusing on the mutually beneficial relationship between the technology and creative industries.

Apr 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA) and Howard Coble (R-NC), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Creative Rights Caucus, in conjunction with the Directors Guild of America (DGA), co-hosted a roundtable discussion with Emmy-Award winning directors Anthony and Joe Russo.

Mar 13, 2014 Press Release

Christine Filipak is a graphic designer and background vocalist for the popular band Nox Arcana. In a perfect world, she would pour all of her energy into her music — instead, she acts as a de facto copyright enforcer for her band.

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  • Welcome to the Creative Rights Caucus

    Rep. Chu speaks at Movie and TV Magic Day. Credit: Daniel Swartz/Revamp.com
  • Welcome to the Creative Rights Caucus

    Some of the creative minds behind Frozen tallk about their work at Movie and TV Magic Day. Credit: Daniel Swartz/Revamp.com
  • Welcome to the Creative Rights Caucus

  • Welcome to the Creative Rights Caucus