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Friday, April 25 • 11:45am - 1:00pm
Congressional Review of the Copyright Act: An Opportunity to Secure Equitable Treatment for Songwriters and Composers

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Songwriters, composers and publishers are at an important turning point. At the same time that copyright holders are fighting in court with new media companies over royalty rates, Congress is considering major revisions to the US Copyright Act that will affect the way that music creators make a living in the future. Don’t miss this discussion of the key legislative and copyright issues that will impact you. Learn how you can help affect change in Washington, and why it is so important that you do.


Moderators
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Elizabeth Matthews

EVP & General Counsel - ASCAP
EVP & General Counsel - ASCAP

Panelists
avatar for US Representative Judy Chu

US Representative Judy Chu

Representing the 27th District of California
Representing the 27th District of California | | Dr. Judy Chu was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for California's 32nd District in July 2009. She immediately got to work, voting on several environmental bills and working through the night on her first day in office, during a marathon debate on important healthcare reform legislation as part of her first assignment on the House Education and Labor... Read More →
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Congressman Tom Marino

Representing the 10th District of Pennsylvania
Representing the 10th District of Pennsylvania Tom Marino came to Congress in January 2011 in much the same way he arrived at other destinations throughout this life: with a sense of purpose, a clear set of goals, and a common-sense approach to finding solution to serious problems. Though he had previously talked about running for Congress, it... Read More →
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Paul Williams

Songwriter, Actor; President & Chairman of the Board – ASCAP
Songwriter, Actor – “Evergreen,” “Rainy Days and Mondays,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “The Rainbow Connection | President & Chairman of the Board – ASCAP Paul Williams is one of the most beloved and respected music creators in the world today. A lyricist and composer who has won an Oscar Award, three Grammy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and earned induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, his songs, from... Read More →


Friday April 25, 2014 11:45am - 1:00pm
Dolby Ballroom 5th Floor

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