Statement from Senator Dodd on the launch of the “Friends of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Caucus”

WASHINGTON — The following is a statement from Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) on the launch of the House “Friends of the Trans-Pacific Partnership” caucus: “I applaud Representatives Kind, Boustany, Meeks and...
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MPAA Provides USTR With Details On World’s Most Notorious Markets For Illegal Film and TV Distribution

WASHINGTON — The Motion Picture Association of America on Friday provided the U.S. Trade Representative with a detailed listing of the world’s most notorious marketplaces for the distribution of illegal film and television shows. MPAA provided the information in response to...
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Global cine buffet

The World Film Festival of Bangkok _ the only remaining well-stocked buffet of global movies after the government-sponsored Bangkok International Film Festival folded _ is returning for the 11th year. Running from Nov 15-24, the festival this year will show 62 films from 25...
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IsoHunt.com To Shut Down In Lawsuit Settlement

WASHINGTON — The website isoHunt.com today agreed to halt all operations worldwide in connection with a settlement of the major movie studios’ landmark copyright lawsuit against the site and its operator Gary Fung. As part of the settlement, the parties have jointly asked the...
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MPAA Welcomes New Technology Executives

WASHINGTON- The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) announced today the addition of two executives to the Office of Technology. John McCoskey joins the MPAA as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, having previously served for more than six years...
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New Study Finds Search Engines Play Critical Role in Introducing Audiences To Infringing Content Online

WASHINGTON – Today, MPAA Chairman Senator Chris Dodd joined Representatives Howard Coble, Adam Schiff, Marsha Blackburn and Judy Chu on Capitol Hill to release the results of a new study that found that search engines play a significant role in introducing audiences to infringing...
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MAD training for 50 cinemas

MPA-Thailand with Thienchai Pinvises and Umasiri Taron conducted MAD training for 50 cinemas locating in North East of Thailand.   Posters and MAD DVDs were also distributed.
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Copyright committee

due to the cabinet just approved the appointment of the new committee .Mr. Thienchai Pinvises, MPA-Thailand’s managing Director has been appointed as the new copyright committee as well as the vice chairman of the film and animation sub- committee and sub-committee of...
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Tropfest SEA in Thailand

MPA Invited everybody to submit a short film competition in the world’s largest short film festival, TROFEST. The winner will receive a 10,000 USD cash prize and a visit to the film industry in Los Angeles Angeles. More details. http://tropfest.com/sea/submit-2014/
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Intellectual Property Protection and Fair Use Guidance for Academics and Educators

USPTO invited Khun Thienchai to be a speaker at a seminar: Intellectual Property Protection and Fair Use Guidance for Academics and Educators.
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