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A2IM Signs on to Joint Filing with Copyright Alliance for H.R. 1695

A2IM, along with the Copyright Alliance and 52 other organizations have filed together in favor of H.R. 1695. and it’s essential step in terms of modernizing antiquated copyright law.

This letter discusses how H.R. 1695 does the following:

  • Recognizes the Importance of Copyright to the U.S. Economy, Jobs and Culture
  • Restores Congress’ Power to Obtain Expert, Neutral Copyright Advice
  • Establishes a More Balanced, Neutral and Transparent Process for Selecting the Register
  • Is an Essential Step in Modernizing an Antiquated Copyright Office
  • Enjoys Widespread Bipartisan, Bicameral and Stakeholder Support

You can read the letter in full, here!

About A2IM:
A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of more than 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America’s creative class that represents America’s diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard Magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry’s U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector.

Learn more about A2IM here.
For information about how to join our community, see here.