PublishedMay 26, 2017

Broadcasters, Bars & Restaurants, Audio Services, CCIA File Amicus In U.S. v. BMI Case

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association joined broadcasters, bar and restaurant owners, and audio visual services providers in supporting the Department of Justice in its appeal of a decision in favor of BMI. The joint amicus brief argues that the antitrust consent decree that governs BMI requires them to offer full licensing rights to the works they control. The group is concerned the district court’s ruling on this case violates the consent decree put in place to offset the uncompetitive environment in which ASCAP and BMI license music.

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CCIA Submits Comments On Colorado Privacy Rules

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association offered further testimony and comments this week in response to the Colorado Department of Law request for input on implementing t...
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CCIA Submits PTO Comments on Examination Improvements, Eligibility for Attorneys

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed comments with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week on three different issues. CCIA submitted responses to question...
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Political Advertising: EU Parliament Vote Still Leaves Much Unclear About New Rules

Brussels, BELGIUM – Moments ago, the European Parliament adopted its position on the proposed new EU rules for the transparency and targeting of political advertising (TTPA). Together with the Counc...