Content & Technology Policy Report May 2, 2014

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900 19th Street NW | 8th Floor | Washington D.C. 20006 Tel: (202) 327-8100 | Fax: (202) 327-8101   “Weekly copyright related summary of issues, including congressional, judicial, administration, international and industry updates, provided courtesy of  American Continental Group (ACG).”  I. Headlines and Highlights: The Senate Finance Committee grilled U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Michael Froman on the Administration’s 2014 trade policy agenda this week. On the House side, a resolution that would ban “any new [ … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report April 12 – 25, 2014

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900 19th Street NW | 8th Floor | Washington D.C. 20006 Tel: (202) 327-8100 | Fax: (202) 327-8101   “Weekly copyright related summary of issues, including congressional, judicial, administration, international and industry updates, provided courtesy of  American Continental Group (ACG).”  I. Headlines and Highlights: Congress was on recess the past two weeks, yet there was still considerable activity on copyright-related issues. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) voiced concern over the pending Comcast - Time Warner merger, and member … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report April 11, 2014

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900 19th Street NW | 8th Floor | Washington D.C. 20006 Tel: (202) 327-8100 | Fax: (202) 327-8101   “Weekly copyright related summary of issues, including congressional, judicial, administration, international and industry updates, provided courtesy of  American Continental Group (ACG).”  I. Headlines and Highlights: Congress had a busy week leading up to its two week April recess. Members met to discuss Department of Commerce funding and examine the pending Comcast-Time Warner merger. Concerns over U.S. Patent and Trademark O … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report April 4, 2014

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900 19th Street NW | 8th Floor | Washington D.C. 20006 Tel: (202) 327-8100 | Fax: (202) 327-8101   “Weekly copyright related summary of issues, including congressional, judicial, administration, international and industry updates, provided courtesy of  American Continental Group (ACG).”  I. Headlines and Highlights: In another busy week for IP, the House Judiciary Committee focused on the preservation and reuse of copyrighted works in its continued examination of copyright law. Meanwhile the House Ways and Means Committee hea … [Read more...]

An Interview with Julian Lennon

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Julian Lennon is a songwriter and artist.  He is the son of the Beatles’ phenomenal John Lennon.A rather daunting act to follow.Nevertheless, Julian burst upon the music scene in 1984 with two Top-Ten singles, “Valotte” and “Too Late for Goodbyes” from his debut album Valotte.  The album was Grammy-nominated for Best New Artist.  Three more albums followed, and then, in 1998, Julian took a break from the music industry.Last year, Julian released his first full album in more than a decade.  The album, Everything Changes, was followed … [Read more...]