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Full text available of settlement on mechanical royalties, as Copyright Royalty Board seeks comments

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2012

Last month, we wrote about the proposed settlement on "mechanical royalties" under Section 115 of the Copyright Act

Radio Music Licensing Committee announces settlement with BMI following settlement with ASCAP - why SESAC is not included

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2012

The Radio Music Licensing Committee has announced a settlement with BMI over music royalties for the public performance of musical compositions for the period from 2010-2016

Librarian of Congress appoints new Chief Judge of Copyright Royalty Board

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2012

The Librarian of Congress today announced the appointment of a new Chief Judge for the Copyright Royalty Board

Music royalty settlement announced on mechanical royalties - not a decision on webcasting rates

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2012

The broadcast and music trade press brought news of a settlement between music companies and digital media services regrading digital music royalties

SiriusXM brings law suit against SoundExchange alleging collusion to stop direct licensing of music - impact on royalties?

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2012

SiriusXM announced that is has filed a legal action, including antitrust claims, against SoundExchange and A2IM (the American Association of Independent Music - the association of independent record labels), charging, according to a press release, these two organizations "with unlawfully interfering in SiriusXM's efforts to secure, through a competitive market, copyrights critical to its business

Constitutionality of Copyright Royalty Board argued before the US Court of Appeals - how will it affect future music royalty rate-setting?

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2012

The Copyright Royalty Board makes many important decisions, yet for the last several years, there has been a cloud over its operations, as there have been questions as to whether its members were constitutionally appointed

Pirates, pirates everywhere - fines up to $25,000 for unlicensed radio stations

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 2 2012

For an industry that some say is about to be made obsolete because of its digital competition, there are still many people who want a piece of the FM spectrum

Details of the ASCAP settlement with the radio industry - what will your station pay?

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2012

ASCAP and the Radio Music Licensing Committee have reached a settlement on the amount that radio stations will pay to ASCAP for the use of music for the period through the end of 2016

Copyright Royalty Board starts proceeding to set royalty rates for background music services - reminder to webcasters to start thinking of the next royalty case

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 5 2012

The Copyright Royalty Board has just announced that it is accepting petitions to participate in the next proceeding to set the royalty rates to be paid for the ephemeral copies made by "business establishment services" in connection with any digital transmission of sound recordings

Copyright Office report recommends federalization of pre-1972 sound recordings - possible implications for music royalties and user-generated content

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 2 2012

The Copyright Office last week issued its Report to Congress on pre-1972 sound recordings (with an Executive Summary), addressing whether to bring these recordings under Federal law