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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


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


NAB Announces Agreements with Sony and Warner to Waive Performance Complement and Other Statutory Requirements for Broadcasters Who Stream Their Signals
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2016

The NAB has announced agreements with Sony and Warner Music Groups to waive certain of the statutory requirements for broadcasters who stream their


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


Pandora and Amazon Negotiating Agreements with Record Labels - Why They Don’t Just Rely on the CRB Rates?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2016

The press has been full of reports over the last few weeks about Pandora and Amazon negotiating deals with record labels over music royalties, and


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


DOJ Recommends No Changes in ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees, And Requires Full-Work Licensing - How It Affects Music Users
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

The DOJ yesterday issued its long-awaited review of the ASCAP and BMI antitrust consent decrees. We wrote about the issues raised by the DOJ in its


Copyright Office Filing System to be Down This Weekend - Warning About the Deadline for Filing Royalty Claims by TV Stations for Copyrighted Programming Used By Cable and Satellite TV
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

The websites of the Library of Congress and the Copyright Office, which include the site used by the Copyright Royalty Board, will be down for


Appeals Filed of Copyright Royalty Board Decision on Webcasting Royalties - What’s Next?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2016

SoundExchange last week filed an appeal of the Copyright Royalty Board’s decision on webcasting royalties (a decision which we summarized here and


US District Court Finds Digitally Remastered Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Are “Derivative Works” Covered By Federal Law - Dismisses Suit against Broadcaster Seeking Over-the-Air Performance Royalties
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2016

The question of whether state laws about pre-1972 sound recordings could give copyright holders a claim against broadcasters for the over-the-air