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Are You Streaming Your Radio Station? Reminder that Broadcasters Need to Pay Royalties to SoundExchange as well as ASCAP, BMI and SESAC
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2017

The alphabet soup of organizations that collect royalties for playing music has never been easy to keep straight, and today royalty issues sometimes


Looking at Music Royalty Issues for Radio and TV Broadcasters
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

Last week, I participated in a discussion about music royalties for broadcasters at the Texas Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention in Austin


Background on the GMRRMLC Dispute - 5 Questions on the Basics of the Controversy
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

Commercial radio broadcasters have been seeing numerous communications over the last week about Global Music Rights (GMR) and its seemingly


GMR and RMLC Agree to Interim License for Commercial Radio Stations - Providing 9 Months to Reach Final Deal for Public Performance of Musical Compositions
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 26 2016

On Saturday, RMLC announced that it has reached an “interim” agreement with the new performing rights organization Global Music Rights (GMR) for a


Advertise Like Santa Is Watching - 6 Holiday AdvertisingMarketing Tips to Help You Stay Off The Naughty List
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2016

It's the holiday season, and many of us are turning our thoughts to celebrating with friends and family. It is also high season for shopping, which


RMLC Reaches Agreement with ASCAP on Royalties for Commercial Radio for Through 2021
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2016

ASCAP and the Radio Music License Committee (RMLC) announced yesterday that they have reached an agreement for the period 2017-2021, setting the


GMR Sues RMLC - Claims Antitrust Violations for Negotiating Royalties on Behalf of the Radio Industry - What Are the Implications?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2016

Just a few weeks ago, we wrote about the Radio Music License Committee (RMLC) filing a lawsuit against Global Music Rights (GMR) alleging that GMR


RMLC Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against GMR And Seeks to Enjoin New Music License Fees on Radio Stations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2016

RMLC, the organization that represents most commercial radio stations in the US in negotiating music license agreements for the public performance of


Update on the SESAC Royalty Arbitration Proceedings with the Radio and TV Industries
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2016

SESAC was, until recently, the only one of the three major performing rights organizations (PROs) that was not subject to an antitrust consent decree


What’s Up With Music Rights for Broadcasters and Webcasters? - A Presentation on Pending Issues
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

While this summer has perhaps not brought the big headlines in trade press about copyright issues involving broadcasters - particularly in the area