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Third time a charm? New resale royalty bill filed in Congress

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 23 2015

Twice in the last four years, a bill has been filed to adopt what is known as droit de suite, or resale royalty, in which an artist would be entitled

Sampling?

  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • -
  • USA
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  • April 23 2015

Don't think intellectual property rights are important? You should read up on Bridgeport Music v. Dimension Films (using a chord from George

Second Circuit to weigh in on copyright owner-digital broadcaster dispute over pre-1972 sound recording performance rights

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 20 2015

On April 15, 2015, the Second Circuit granted digital broadcaster Sirius XM Radio, Inc.'s (Sirius XM) petition for interlocutory appeal of U.S

Three tips for music licensing in media production

  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
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  • USA
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  • April 17 2015

Obtaining the proper music licenses helps protect your production from a copyright lawsuit, which can ultimately prevent the release of your final

House Bill would require radio broadcasters to pay music performance royalties

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 17 2015

To promote equity between the online and broadcast radio industries and the fair compensation of performing artists, Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and

Will the Fair Play Fair Pay Act get a fair hearing?

  • Law Offices of Marc D. Ostrow
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2015

On April 13, H.R. 1733, The Fair Play Fair Pay Act of 2015 (FPFPA) was introduced by a group led by Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Marsha Blackburn

Napoleon Pictures Limited v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2015

Appellate court affirms trial court's judgment in dispute over royalties for video sales for 2004 film Napoleon Dynamite, holding that alleged

Court says “Twiharder” does not infringe “Twilight” trademarks

  • Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl LLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2015

A federal judge ruled that a parody of the "Twilight" movie series did not infringe the trademarks of the original, but allowed the case to proceed

Get a hit... get a writ

  • ENSafrica
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2015

So goes the saying in the US entertainment industry. What it means is this: If you have a successful hit, you may pretty much expect to be sued by

How misunderstandings about big numbers distort the debate over songwriter digital music royalties as the DOJ readies its recommendations for reform of the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees

  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 9 2015

Press reports indicate that the Department of Justice is nearing the completion of its study of whether to suggest the revision of the antitrust