The Second Annual Copyright Alliance Exponential was held Wednesday, Sept. 24. in the Russell Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., where artists and Copyright Alliance member organizations exhibited creative works and the latest developments in copyright protection, and outlined new information detailing how copyright benefits each state.
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) was a special guest at the Expo, taking time out from a busy Capitol Hill schedule dealing with the current economic crisis to speak with attendees about the importance and value of copyright.
BMI jazz composer artist/ Marcus Johnson, a fixture on the D.C-area music scene, was a featured guest at the BMI booth, speaking with participants and guests and autographing photos and CDs. During the past ten years, the pianist and composer has issued ten critically acclaimed albums and become a mainstay in the upper echelon of the Billboard Contemporary Jazz album charts.
The Copyright Alliance is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization dedicated to the value of copyright as an agent of creativity jobs and growth. More information about the organization is available at www.copyrightalliance.org.