NFT License Breakdown: Exploring Different Marketplaces and Associated License Issues

Intellectual Property Law Blog

As content creators get more creative, as business models change, and as NFTs represent more than static digital art, the licenses will evolve. The attached article explores just a snapshot of some of the licenses and license terms that are currently used.

Licensing of Trademarks

Kashishipr

Businesses own valuable trademarks, which, once registered, can be licensed out. The rights that flow from a trademark can be licensed to others to receive royalties for commercialization. What is Trademark Licensing? Advantages of Trademark Licensing. Exclusive License.

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3 Count: Music Licensing is Strange…

Plagiarism Today

The 3 Count Logo was created by Justin Goff and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. The post 3 Count: Music Licensing is Strange… appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday.

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How Do I License My Creative Design?

Art Law Journal

Licensing a creative design can provide you with additional income, branding and partnership opportunities. Here we review what licensing is and how to do it. The post How Do I License My Creative Design? Finances licensing freelance

Why Songwriters Should Care About Inflation Protection for Mechanical Licenses

The Trichordist

In more words, classic stagflation occurs when supply side shocks lead to the… Read more "Why Songwriters Should Care About Inflation Protection for Mechanical Licenses". [This post first appeared on MusicTech.Solutions] By Chris Castle In a word: Stagflation. Maybe.

Patent Licensing is a Risky Business: Let the Market Strike the Balance

IP Watchdog

Patent licensing and technology transfer is a cornerstone of modern economies, where the efficiencies of collaboration and division of labor do not require firms to be vertically integrated.

Supreme Court of Canada Decision Undermines Canada’s Collective Licensing System: A Parliamentary Fix is Needed

Hugh Stephens Blog

Library Associations Pursue Misguided eBook Licensing Laws

The Illusion of More

Recently, the New York and Maryland state legislatures passed nearly identical eBook licensing bills (and Rhode Island had a sister bill in the works) responding to complaints of inequity by various library associations.

AAP Sues Maryland over eBook Licensing Law

The Illusion of More

The post AAP Sues Maryland over eBook Licensing Law appeared first on The Illusion of More. Copyright eBook licensing Featured libraries Maryland Publisher

Licensing Comes to Podcasting

Velocity of Content

In May 2020, Spotify agreed to an exclusive $100 million deal with Joe Rogan, the biggest licensing agreement ever made in podcasting. Licensing Comes to Podcasting. The post Licensing Comes to Podcasting appeared first on Copyright Clearance Center

Understanding Compulsory Licensing and Access to Essentials

Kashishipr

This is where the concept of compulsory licensing gains popular attention. What is Compulsory Licensing? Where it is known as compulsory licensing in reference to patents, it is known as statutory licenses in reference to copyright and related rights.

Adapting Opera in the Age of COVID: From “Grand Rights” to “Synchronization Licenses”

Hugh Stephens Blog

The operas have been selected— Die Walküre, Death in Venice and Don Giovanni–costumes and properties designed, lead … Continue reading "Adapting Opera in the Age of COVID: From “Grand Rights” to “Synchronization Licenses

How to License Your Art Successfully

Art Law Journal

Art licensing today is a lucrative industry and a great way to supplement your art income. Find out how to approach buyers that may want to license your art or whether it is better for you to just hire a licensing agent to do it for you. Steve Schlackman.

Zolgensma and the Inadequacies of the Compulsory Licensing Regime

SpicyIP

Zolgensma and the Inadequacies of the Compulsory Licensing Regime. Compulsory Licensing: Chinks in the Armor. The TRIPS Agreement has incorporated certain fail-safes in the form of Compulsory Licenses for when patents are seen to be acting contrary to public need.

NFT License Breakdown: Exploring Different Marketplaces and Associated License Issues

JD Supra Law

At least three different types of marketplaces facilitate the sale and/or resale of NFTs. These include open marketplaces, curated marketplaces and proprietary marketplaces. Other variations do exist, however, and it is likely that other alternatives will be developed.

Justice, Thy Name is Kathy: NY @GovKathyHochul Vetoes the Metashills’ Illegal Library Compulsory License

The Trichordist

29), the Big Tech tetrarchy got dealt some bad cards: New York Governor Kathy Hochul vetoed… Read more "Justice, Thy Name is Kathy: NY @GovKathyHochul Vetoes the Metashills’ Illegal Library Compulsory License". Compulsory Licenses Copyright Copyright Policy News from the Goolag author rights Governor Kathy Hochul Library FuturesBy Chris Castle [This post originally appeared on MusicTechPolicy.] Yesterday (Dec.

Licensing considerations for global companies in China

IAM Magazine

Parties intending to sign licensing agreements in China should be aware of issues that can create obstacles during this process. While licensing can successfully prevent patent infringement claims, both licensor and licensee should be confident about the terms of the agreement.

It’s time for a new approach to codec licensing

IAM Magazine

Saturday Opinion: IP and licensing failures are holding back adoption of superior technologies, argues Marconi’s Micky Minhas. Blog News Patent Pools Patents Technology Licensing

Can I Make Money Through Copyright Licensing?

CopyrightsWorld

Firstly, let’s define what “licensed revenue” is: money earned through the licensed use of intellectual property that has a copyright attached to it. This amount of money is called a “licensing fee.” Consequently, money collected from this is called “licensing revenue.”.

Cruella Costume Licensing: A Fashion Faux Pas

IPilogue

Then, in May 2021, the fashion brand Rag & Bone advertised a new, officially-licensed Cruella -inspired collection—without Beavan’s knowledge or attribution. These incidences raise the question: are creators unfairly excluded from these licensing processes?

How to License Your Art Successfully

Art Law Journal

Art licensing today is a lucrative industry and a great way to supplement your art income. Find out how to approach buyers that may want to license your art or whether it is better for you to just hire a licensing agent to do it for you.

AstraZeneca continues its winning out-licensing/in-licensing strategy

IAM Magazine

The Anglo-Swedish company has been a trailblazer in the monetisation of deprioritised IP. Analysis

Anatomy of pharmaceutical licensing, development and commercialization transaction in China (I)

JD Supra Law

What Is a Synchronization License?

Legal Zoom

Whether you're using a popular recording in your company's web presentation or just posting a cool video of your toddler singing one of today's hits, you'll need a synchronization license for that music before you put the content out into the world

Qualcomm ends participation in HEVC licensing platform Velos Media

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Market Frand/SEPS Patent Pools Patents Technology LicensingMarconi, which operates Velos, confirms Qualcomm patents will not be a part of future deals and says it is “exploring options for the future" of the programme.

States Should Follow New York’s Rejection of Mandatory eBook Licensing

Copyright Alliance

Around the end of December 2021, rightsholders were collectively holding their breaths over several bills which proposed to force publishers into a compulsory regime for the licensing of electronic formats […].

After Natco’s Withdrawal, Bajaj Healthcare files for Compulsory License to Manufacture Baricitinib

SpicyIP

A recent report by The Print revealed that Indian drugmaker Bajaj Healthcare (‘BH’) has applied to the Patent Office for a compulsory license to manufacture Eli Lilly’s Baricitinib. It is not known which of the available compulsory license routes the application takes.

Dusseldorf court delivers first FRAND defeat for an SEP joint licensing programme

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Legal FRAND Frand/SEPS Litigation Patent Pools Patents SEPs Technology LicensingVestel prevails in cases brought by GE, Dolby, Philips and IP Bridge, members of the of an HEVC platform administered by Access Advance.

Licensing Strategies for the Visual Artist

Art Law Journal

Corporate Law Book Authorship Contract Negotiation Contracts LicensingSteve Schlackman. Don't be at a disadvantage when negotiating against an experienced opposing party. Here a few things to consider to even the playing field.

Roblox is Latest Online Platform to Settle NMPA Copyright Claims with Collaborative Music Licensing Agreement

IP Watchdog

The settlement also creates an opt-in mechanism for eligible NMPA publishers and opens a negotiation period for individual publishers to engage Roblox in go-forward licensing deals.

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Top 2021 FRAND/RAND Licensing Developments in the United States: Part II

IP Watchdog

This is Part II of a two-part article discussing FRAND (fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory) licensing developments taking place in the United States in 2021. After a slow summer on the FRAND licensing front, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s ruling in the matter of HTC v.

Music Rights, Radio Station Groups Settle Licensing Fee Row

IP Law 360

Global Music Rights LLC and Radio Music License Committee Inc. say they've settled the more than five-year-old rival antitrust suits over the music licensing fees that RMLC's 10,000 radio station members pay GMR musicians

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Will YouTube Ruin My Album Release? Mechanical v. Sync License

Dear Rich IP Blog

Dear Rich: If I have the licensing for songs to record and distribute and want to use the same recording as part of a video, do I need to pay for additional licenses? Sync licenses are negotiated directly with the copyright holder. mechanical rights sync license YouTube

A more robust internal licensing market would boost China’s IP development

IAM Magazine

Saturday Opinion: Recent signs point toward more patent licensing negotiations between Chinese tech companies. Analysis Analysis: Market Market Developments Patents Strategy Technology Licensing Transactions Valuation

Licensing intangibles under transfer pricing guidelines

IAM Magazine

Royalty rates to assess the inter-group transfer of intangible assets (eg, intangibles or intellectual property) are the subject of persistent tax controversy in transfer pricing, including multibillion-dollar litigations involving Coca-Cola and Medtronic. Supplement article

Revealed: first Chinese target of ZTE's new SEP licensing push

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Strategy Frand/SEPS Litigation Patents Technology Licensing TransactionsCourt documents show that ZTE has filed a patent suit against Tinno Mobile, the Shenzhen-based company that owns French smartphone brand Wiko.

Universal Blames Junior Employee In £4M Music License Suit

IP Law 360

Record label Universal says a junior employee ultimately dismissed for gross misconduct was not authorized to sign a license agreement with a London media company, which it has hit with a £4.2

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Landmark Dusseldorf non-FRAND finding is big news for joint licensing programmes

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Legal FRAND Frand/SEPS Litigation Patent Pools Patents SEPs Strategy Technology LicensingSEP licensors will have to look again at duplicate royalty reimbursement policies following first-of-a-kind ruling.

Landmark Dusseldorf non-FRAND finding is big news for joint licensing programmes

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Legal FRAND Frand/SEPS Litigation Patent Pools Patents SEPs Strategy Technology LicensingSEP licensors will have to look again at duplicate royalty reimbursement policies following first-of-a-kind ruling.

InterDigital reveals financial impact of recent licensing deal with Xiaomi

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Market Frand/SEPS Patents Technology LicensingAn August litigation settlement with the Chinese giant means that 55% of the market is now taking licences from the firm.

Mitsubishi Electric adds technology licensing to its monetisation push

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Deal Patents Technology Licensing TransactionsCreation of an “open technology bank” for fee-based use comes as world’s third-biggest PCT filer also does more deals with NPEs.

Ericsson turns in strong licensing quarter with Apple renewal looming

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Deal Frand/SEPS Patents Technology Licensing Transactions ValuationContinued impact of Samsung deal pushes Swedish company’s royalty take near $300 million – but executives warn upcoming re-negotiations could produce temporary disruption again.

Tips on Contracts and Licensing for Artists

Art Law Journal

The post Tips on Contracts and Licensing for Artists appeared first on Art Business Journal. Every business needs a contract at one time or another. They are everywhere.