• PPA Says Planned Small Claims Court Changes are Bad for Photographers

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    The United States Copyright Office is set to make changes to how it handles small claims which, among other adjustments, cap monetary damages and require a fee to have a case heard. The Professional Photographers of America argues this hurts photographers.
    As explained by Lexology , as the language in the official Copyright Office document can be challenging to parse, federal copyright cases that used to be handled by federal courts are being moved to a new three-judge panel within the U.S. Copyright Office called the Copyright Claims Board. The goal of this move is supposed to make it...
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