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Performance rights broadcasters to pay?
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Who gets paid when music is played across radio airwaves? Producers, composers, lyricists, labels, performers, who? Wellthis is a messy question


No copyright in individual contributions to a film
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Citing the U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit’s recent en banc decision in Garcia v. Google (IP Update, Vol. 18, No. 6), the United States Court of


Could the Bieb be a copyright infringer?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit vacated a district court decision dismissing a copyright infringement claim in a case involving a


No, you don’t own your arrangement of that hit song
  • Law Offices of Marc D. Ostrow
  • USA
  • July 27 2015

A guitarist contacted me recently. He creates arrangements of popular songs and puts the PDFs of the music for sale on his website. The first thing I


Radio music license committee settles antitrust suit against SESAC what does it mean for the radio industry?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

Yesterday, it was announced that the Radio Music License Committee (RMLC) settled its lawsuit with SESAC (see the press release here, and the full


A compulsory license for internet TV platforms to retransmit broadcast TV? One US District Court considering FilmOnX seems to think so
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

Over-the-top video systems, using the Internet to transmit over-the-air TV signals to consumers, are back in the news. Last week, a US District Court


Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. FilmOn X, LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

District court holds that Internet television streaming service is eligible for compulsory licenses under 111 of Copyright Act because it


Creative use of the California Anti-SLAPP statute to idea submission claims: stay tuned
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

The Purge is a motion picture in which a fictional U.S. government has established an annual twelve hour period called "the purge" in which all crime


What’s next for ASCAP and BMI as SESAC buys The Harry Fox Agency?
  • Law Offices of Marc D. Ostrow
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

A lot of people are wondering what it means for the music industry since it was reported that the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA), the


CSI tariff proposals for 2016
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

On May 23, 2015, the Copyright Board published in the Canada Gazette the most recent tariff proposals filed by CMRRA-SODRAC Inc. ("CSI") on behalf