By Reps. Judy Chu and Tom Marino
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.
SANTA MONICA, CA – Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Creative Rights Caucus, joined music creators and Recording Academy members for the first ever town hall in preparation of Grammy’s on the Hill. Rep. Chu advocated for an increased music creator presence on Capitol Hill, and released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Creative Rights Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Howard Coble(R-NC) and Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) welcomed the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) to Capitol Hill for a special performance and panel discussion focused on changes to the outdated licensing system in today's digital landscape.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA) released the following statement about her fellow Creative Rights Caucus co-Chair Howard Coble’s (R-NC) announcement that he will not seek reelection in 2014.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA) joined MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd, along with Reps. Howard Coble (R-NC), Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) to release the results of a new study examining the role search engines play in introducing audiences to infringing TV shows and movies online. Rep. Chu released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the White House Office of the IP Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC), joined forces with the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAV) and leading ad networks, including Google, AOL, Yahoo!, and Microsoft) announced their participation in a set of voluntary Best Practices and Guidelines for Ad Networks to Address Piracy and Counterfeiting.