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Court of Appeals Upholds Copyright Royalty Board’s 2015 Webcasting Royalty Rate Decision
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2018

The US Court of Appeals today released a decision upholding the Copyright Royalty Board’s 2015 decision setting the SoundExchange royalty rates for


SoundExchange to Audit Records of Streaming by Alpha Media, Music Choice, and Google
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

Last week, the Copyright Royalty Board published a Federal Register Notice announcing that SoundExchange was auditing broadcaster Alpha Media as well


Copyright Royalty Board Decision Will Raise Royalties Paid to Songwriters and Publishers By Digital Music Services
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2018

The amount paid to songwriters and publishing companies for the making of “phonorecords” will be going up after a Copyright Royalty Board decision


Copyright Royalty Board News - Sirius XM Rates Going Up, Some Cable Radio Rates Going Down, and Webcasting Rate Appeal to Be Argued in February
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2017

The Copyright Royalty Board issued a notice yesterday, here, that summarized its decision on the sound recording performance royalties for 2018-2022


What is a Cable System - The Copyright Office Wants to Know
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2017

Early this month, the Copyright Office released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking dealing with two separate but related issues. First, it asks for


SoundExchange Royalties Going Up for Webcasters in 2018
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2017

The Copyright Royalty Board yesterday announced in the Federal Register, here, that the sound recording royalty rates paid to SoundExchange will be


CLASSICS Act Introduced to Provide Pre-1972 Sound Recording Public Performance Clarity - What Issues Does It Leave Unresolved?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

The CLASSICS (Compensating Legacy Artists for their Songs, Service and Important Contributions to Society) Act was introduced in Congress last week to


Copyright Royalty Board Announces Additional Webcaster Audit by SoundExchange - Reminder to Carefully Maintain Your Royalty Records as They Can be Reviewed at Any Time
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

In the Federal Register last week was a notice that SoundExchange intends to audit the royalty payments of Pandora for its Internet radio service. As


Petitions to Participate in Copyright Royalty Board Proceeding to Establish Royalty Rates for Business Establishment Services Due by February 2, 2017
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

Early this month, the Copyright Royalty Board announced that it will be starting a new proceeding to set the royalty rates to be paid by "business


NY State’s Highest Court Finds that There is No Public Performance Right in Pre-1972 Sound Recordings
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2016

The New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, has ruled that there is no public performance right in pre-1972 sound recordings in