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Jul 20, 2021
Bringing a Touch of Hollywood to the Silicon Slopes

MPLC Announces New Location in Greater Salt Lake City

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May 21, 2021
MPLC Announces Passing of Chief Executive Officer Mike Weatherley
MPLC is saddened to announce the passing of beloved CEO, Mike Weatherley on Thursday May 20. View Article
Jan 26, 2021
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association and MPLC Announce Strategic Partnership
MPLC announces a partnership with Florida's premier hospitality trade association. View Article
Jan 07, 2021
MPLC Talks Umbrella Licenses With NAAP
MPLC's  Vice President of Licensing Brian Novy spoke with members of association partner NAAP to answer questions about the need for an Umbrella License in senior living communities. View Article
Sep 29, 2020
Brewers Association and MPLC Announce Strategic Partnership

Industry Association and Licensing Leader Partner on Copyright Education

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Sep 01, 2020
MPLC CEO Named World-Class IP Strategist

Mike Weatherley Honored in New Edition of IAM Strategy 300

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Aug 08 2019
Disney Moratorium

At times, the Walt Disney Company places certain titles 'in the vault' so that they cannot be performed under the Umbrella License®.  A current list of titles on moratorium as of August 8, 2019 may be found here.

Feb 08 2018
MPLC Launches Asia Expansion


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Mar 09 2017
MPLC's Spring Film Gala

Los Angeles, CA – On March 9, Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC) held a Film Industry cocktail party, entitled “MPLC’s Spring Film Gala" at the British Consul General, Chris O’Connor's private residence in Los Angeles. Top studio executives from all of the major and independent film and music companies who support the creative industries were in attendance.

MPLC Spring Film Gala

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Jul 01 2016
MPLC Adds More Producers

Los Angeles, CA – We are pleased to announce that the MPLC Umbrella License® now includes the audiovisual content of STARZ original television programming and Anchor Bay feature films for public exhibition licensing in all markets in the United States. In addition to STARZ and Anchor Bay, MPLC’s list of studios and producers includes every Hollywood Studio and over 1,000 other independent film and television producers.

May 09 2016
Association Impact Interview

Eileen Korte, Vice President of the Licensing Division for MPLC, is interviewed by Cheryl Ronk, President of the Michigan Society of Association Executives regarding motion picture copyright compliance within associations.

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Mar 29 2016
7 Steps to Help Your Retail Business Avoid Copyright Infringement

JD Supra Business Advisor

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Mar 02 2016
A political solution

Intellectual Property Magazine

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01 2016
The future direction of UK IP legislation (and how to lobby for change)

World Trademark Review

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Nov 17 2014
Hottest ticket in town. ADA negotiates reduced-rate license to show movies in practice
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