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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


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


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


Congressional Proposal for Copyright Small Claims Court - What Does It Suggest?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2016

In the last few weeks, we've seen almost daily press reports of new lawsuits against media companies being sued for the use of photos on their


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


Understanding music royalties Congressional Research Service releases summary of the law, while DOJ asks for more comments on ASCAP and BMI consent decree reform
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

The legal issues surrounding the use of music in broadcast and digital media is one of those topics that is usually enough to make eyes glaze over


Does a local business need licenses from ASCAP, BMI and SESAC to play my radio or TV station on their premises?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

Twice this morning, I was faced with the question of whether a business needs a license to play a radio or TV station on their premises, once in a


Beware of music in your podcasts SoundExchange, ASCAP, BMI and SESACdon’t give you the rights you need
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2015

Last week, I listened in to presentation by RAIN News providing an excellent overview of the digital music industry (their Whitepaper setting out the


The summer of copyright part 4 the Department of Justice reviews the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees what should broadcasters and music services know?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

As we wrote in our previous articles on the music licensing issues being considered during this summer of copyright (here, here and here), one of the


Using music in radio or TV productions - why ASCAP, BMI and SESAC licenses usually are not enough
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2013

Using music in commercials and other broadcast station productions can be treacherous. As we've written before, contrary to what some stations might