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Hey, Alexa, How Much Did You Raise My SoundExchange Royalties?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2018

In the last year, the popularity of Alexa, Google Home and similar “smart speaker” devices has led to discussions at almost every broadcast conference


Copyright Office Issues Reminder About Need for Services Seeking Safe Harbor for User-Generated Content Under Section 512 to File in Electronic System by December 31
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2017

The Copyright Office yesterday issued a "Final Reminder" to Internet Services that want to be able to assert that they are insulated from Copyright


December Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters - EEO, TV and Translator Filing Windows, Ancillary Revenue Reports, Main Studio Rule Effective Date, Copyright Office Take-Down Notice Registration and More
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2017

While the end of the year is just about upon us, that does not mean that broadcasters can ignore the regulatory world and celebrate the holidays all


Copyright Office Makes Changes to Registration of Designated Agents for Take-Down Notices for User Generated Content - Reminder of December 1 Deadline to Register in New Electronic System
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

The Copyright Office last year announced changes to its system for registering designated agents for receiving take-down notices that are sent by


Copyright Office to Extend Comment Dates on Examination of DMCA Section 512 Safe Harbor for User-Generated Content
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2017

The Copyright Office is scheduled to publish in the Federal Register tomorrow an extension of time for parties who wish to comment on the Request for


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


Public Comments Requested on Qualifications for Copyright Office Chief
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2016

There is now a vacancy in the top position at the Copyright Office, the Register of Copyrights, and the Librarian of Congress, who appoints the


Legal Issues in Digital and Social Media - Identifying the Landmines for Broadcasters and Other Media Companies - A Video Webinar
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2016

Almost every week, we write about some legal issue that arises in digital and social media - many times talking about the traditional media company


Incentive Auction News: Stage 3 Forward Auction Closes After One Round, Stage 4 to Commence Next Week; GAO Issues Report on Effects on LPTV; Court Dismisses Appeal of Class A Exclusion from Auction
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

Yesterday was a busy day for the TV incentive auction, where the FCC is attempting to clear portions of the TV band by paying TV stations to


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