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 In Berne Convention, Copyright, Copyright Act, H.R. 5889, Orphan Rights, Orphan Works, S. 2913, TRIPS

Over 100,000 letters have gone out to Senators and Congressmen from our online advocacy site. Opposition to the Orphan Works Act continues to grow.

Here are some of organizations who oppose it:
http://illustratorspartnership.org/01_topics/article.php?searchterm=00273

And here are some of the excellent position papers written by some of these groups:

NUJ condemns “free for all” US Orphan Works legislation
http://tinyurl.com/6kpzc7

The American Association of Independent Music
A2IM Position on the Proposed Orphan Works Legislation in the United States
http://tinyurl.com/556g39

Association of Medical Illustrators Denounces ‘Orphan Works’ Bills Before Congress
http://tinyurl.com/67w9ly

Association of American Editorial Cartoonists
Copyright Bill Would Burden Artists
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0608/10984.html

The Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communications
Orphan Works Update: The Orphan Works Debate in the US
http://www.capic.org/copyright.html

Advertising Photographers of America
APA Position Paper on Orphan Works
http://tinyurl.com/6cm2dl

Don’t Let Congress Orphan Your Work
2 minutes is all it takes to write Congress and fight for your copyright:
http://capwiz.com/illustratorspartnership/home/

Special link for our international friend and colleagues:
http://www.illustratorspartnership.org/01_topics/article.php?searchterm=00267

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