Michelle’s Country Music Murals: An Update?

Hugh Stephens Blog

The disagreement was over who held the copyright to a series of murals that … Continue reading "Michelle’s Country Music Murals: An Update Some readers may recall two blogposts (Mural, Mural on the Wall and Were They Commissioned, One and All?)

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3 Count: Music Licensing is Strange…

Plagiarism Today

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. 1: Hollywood Demands $16.35m From Operator of Pirate IPTV Services.

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The American Music Fairness Act (AMFA): The Canadian Dimension

Hugh Stephens Blog

Last week I posted a blog on the American Music Fairness Act (AMFA), draft US legislation that seeks to end the exemption that US terrestrial broadcasters enjoy with respect to payment of broadcast royalties to performers and labels for playing recorded music.

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Retroactive Credit and the Future of Music Plagiarism

Plagiarism Today

However, there is another element at play, and that’s the changing nature of music itself. Too Many Cooks… In 2017, Music Week performed a study looking at the top hits of the year 2016 and found that the songs had, on average, 4.53

Elucidating the Economics of Music Streaming Recommendations

The IPKat

Following the #BrokenRecord and #FixStreaming campaigns, the UK Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee launched into an inquiry into the impact of music streaming o n artists, record labels and the sustainability of the wider music industry.

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Uncanny Valley: charting a new era of musical creativity

WIPO Magazine

Charlton Hill, Co-founder and Head of Innovation at Uncanny Valley, a Sydney-based progressive music technology company discusses the company’s ambitions to speed-up, democratize and re-shape music production through the use of artificial intelligence

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Live Streaming and Music Streaming Collide

Intellectual Property Brief

However, the music industry is quite unhappy about their licensed music getting played without permission. Copyright Daily Blog copyright DMCA Intellectual Property IP Licensing Music music licensing streaming TwitchOnline streaming has started to gain incredible popularity in the last few years. Thus, leading to disputes between online streaming giant Twitch and NMPA.

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The American Music Fairness Act (AMFA): A Better and Fairer Solution for Performers than Just Seeking “National Treatment”

Hugh Stephens Blog

From the title of this draft legislation, introduced into the US House of Representatives in late June, you can surmise that something is unfair about music in America.

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

IP Watchdog

On September 27, the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) and online game platform provider Roblox announced that the two parties had settled ongoing copyright litigation in the Central District of California over Roblox’s unauthorized use of copyrighted music on its online gaming platform.

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@TheBlakeMorgan Interview on the American Music Fairness Act Launch and #IRespectMusic–MusicTechPolicy

The Trichordist

Chris Castle interviews Blake Morgan on the launch of the American Music Fairness Act. Continue reading → American Music Fairness Act Artist Rights Fair Play Fair Pay Rep. Darrell Issa Rep. Ted Deutch

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A Challenge, An Opportunity: The Music Industry and COVID

IPilogue

In music copyright news, producer and DJ iMarkkeyz informed Rolling Stone that his management is in talks with Cardi B’s in the wake of the success of his song, Coronavirus. Copyright Claire Wortsman copyright COVID-19 licensing Music NFTs Non Fungible Token streaming Technology

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Can I Use Fan Art in a Music Video?

Dear Rich IP Blog

I would like to use the drawings in a music video. At the same time, it's possible your music video may qualify as a fair use. However, if your music video becomes another Gangman Style , you're sure to hear from the lawyers. fan art fan fiction music videos permission

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Has the Moment Finally Arrived for Fairness to Music Performers?

The Illusion of More

Unlike the rest of the developed world, American radio broadcasters are unique in that they pay nothing in performers’ royalties when they play music on their stations. The post Has the Moment Finally Arrived for Fairness to Music Performers?

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The Briefing – Can Copyrighted Music Keep Vids of Police Encounters Off The Internet?

The IP Law Blog

In this week’s episode of the Briefing by the IP Law Blog , Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss recent news stories reporting that police officers played copyrighted music during filmed encounters, ostensibly to keep the videos from being uploaded to the Internet. Universal Music Group.

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Press Release: House of Commons, Digital Culture Media and Sport Committee: New Report: Economics of music streaming

The Trichordist

MPs call for a ‘complete reset’ of music streaming to fairly reward performers and creators Successful artists see ‘pitiful returns’ from streaming while some performers are frozen out of payments altogether Artists must be given a legal right to a fairer share of revenues from streaming, the DCMS Committee concludes, following a wide-ranging inquiry that … Continue reading → DCMS Inquiry Music Streaming streaming meltdown Digital Culture Media & Sport Committee

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Cox Appeal in Suit with Music Labels May Be Overreaching

The Illusion of More

Sony Music, joined by 57 other labels, sued Cox for vicarious and contributory infringement […]. The post Cox Appeal in Suit with Music Labels May Be Overreaching appeared first on The Illusion of More.

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Remixing and Remastering Music in US Copyright Law: Some Reflections after Arty v Marshmello

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Marshmello, an American electronic music producer and DJ, won the case as Judge Philip S. Subsequently, Interscope and Arty’s company, Telma Music LLC, entered into a contract (the ‘Remixer Declaration’) in September 2014. Case Law Infringement Jurisdiction Ownership USA music remix

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Two DJ Music Piracy Cases Five Years Apart, Two Very Different Outcomes

TorrentFreak

In the last year alone, BREIN conducted 479 investigations which resulted in the shutdown of 466 illegal sites and services, including torrent and streaming sites, IPTV providers, and platforms that distribute music without an appropriate license.

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Videographers Must Obtain Music Licensing Rights

Art Law Journal

For years, videographers have used music as a backdrop in their films, short videos, and documentaries. The law around music licensing is pretty clear: a license is required to use copyrighted music in a video. This has been a standard practice since the dawn of music recordings.

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2 Firms Guide $1B Blackstone, Hipgnosis Music Partnership

IP Law 360

that will initially deliver $1 billion to acquire the rights to music and manage related catalogues Kirkland & Ellis LLP-led Blackstone said Tuesday it's forming a partnership with Stephenson Harwood-represented Hipgnosis Song Management Ltd.

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Strategic Partnerships Advance Music and Gaming Synergy

LexBlog IP

A newly inked strategic partnership between Sony Music Entertainment and Roblox is another indication of a maturing relationship amongst the music, gaming, and esports industries, a synergy that has evolved for years and in particular, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Press Release: @RepTedDeutch and @RepDarrellIssa to Host Press Event to Introduce American Music Fairness Act #irespectmusic

The Trichordist

Continue reading → #irespectmusic Campaign American Music Fairness Act Artist Rights Fair Play Fair Pay #ires MusicFIRST Rep. Our great allies Ted Deutch and Darrell Issa are introducing a law to guarantee the key object of the #IRespectMusic campaign--artist pay for radio play! Darrell Issa Rep. Ted Deutch

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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 million ($5.7 million) lawsuit

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Indie Label Hits Back In Electronic Music Streaming Dispute

IP Law 360

A British independent record label has hit back in a London lawsuit over the royalty rate applied to streaming and download revenues after being sued by an electronic music artist over albums released almost 20 years ago

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Celebrating America’s Independence through Music and Copyright

Copyright Alliance

The post Celebrating America’s Independence through Music and Copyright appeared first on Copyright Alliance. As most are aware, the Fourth of July is the celebration of the political separation of the 13 original American colonies from England, which was marked by the signing of […]. Education

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Acquisition of Prince’s Disputed Estate is Key to Unlocking His Diverse IP Holdings

IP Close Up

Half of Prince’s sizeable estate was recently acquired from his heirs by the music and IP rights company, Primary Wave. That has not stopped the Continue reading.

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Peloton's innovation claims were puffery, but music ads were a problem

43(B)log

Finally, ICON alleged that Peloton engaged in a misleading, bait and switch advertising scheme with respect to the availability of music on its platform. Peloton Interactive, Inc. Icon Health & Fitness, Inc., 2021 WL 2188219, No. 20-662-RGA (D.

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Don’t Film So Close To Me: Can Copyrighted Music Keep Vids Of Police Encounters Off The Internet?

JD Supra Law

Over the past few weeks, there have been a number of news articles and stories about police officers playing popular music during a citizen/officer interaction that is being filmed by the citizen.

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Sony Music Takes On Gymshark Over Infringement In Ads

LexBlog IP

Sony Music is accusing Gymshark of copyright infringement in using the label’s music in its ads without license, according to Reuters. It’s hard to sell the idea of working out to people who aren’t already committed to the concept.

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Sony Sues Bang Energy Over Copyrighted Music On TikTok

IP Law 360

Sony Music sued Bang Energy for willful copyright infringement in Florida federal court Tuesday, claiming the energy drink maker's TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook accounts market its beverages in more than 200 videos using at least 132 copyrighted sound recordings that the music company owns or exclusively licenses, without its permission

Statutory Licensing in India in the Age of Online Music Streaming: A Comment on Tips vs. Wynk

Kashishipr

Internet streaming in India contributes to the majority of revenues of the recorded music industry. Licensing is imperative for the product because it is known that music rights holders have worked hard.

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[Audio] Podcast: The Briefing by the IP Law Blog - Can Copyrighted Music Keep Vids of Police Encounters Off The Internet?

JD Supra Law

In this week's podcast episode of the Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss recent news stories reporting that police officers played copyrighted music during filmed encounters, ostensibly to keep the videos from being uploaded to the Internet.

Progress or Impediment? Global Privacy Law’s Impact on the Data-Driven Music Industry

LexBlog IP

The commercial use of personal data—accumulated via digital streams, online searches and applications that capture an individual’s musical tastes and listening habits —drives the way music is commoditized, consumed and promoted. By: Michaela Cappucci.

[Video] The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Can Copyrighted Music Keep Vids of Police Encounters Off The Internet?

JD Supra Law

In this week's episode of the Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss recent news stories reporting that police officers played copyrighted music during filmed encounters, ostensibly to keep the videos from being uploaded to the Internet.

Don’t Film So Close To Me: Can Copyrighted Music Keep Vids of Police Encounters Off The Internet?

The IP Law Blog

Over the past few weeks, there have been a number of news articles and stories about police officers playing popular music during a citizen/officer interaction that is being filmed by the citizen.

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The Briefing – Can Copyrighted Music Keep Vids of Police Encounters Off The Internet?

LexBlog IP

In this week’s episode of the Briefing by the IP Law Blog , Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss recent news stories reporting that police officers played copyrighted music during filmed encounters, ostensibly to keep the videos from being uploaded to the Internet.

#FrozenMechanicals Crisis: Comments to CRB by Twelve International Songwriter Groups Opposing Frozen Mechanicals Part 1

The Trichordist

[We’re going to break this excellent CRB comment into two parts, so check back tomorrow for Part 2.

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@MusicFirst: New Poll: Americans Support Bold Actions to Get Artists Paid for AM/FM Radio Airplay #IRESPECTMUSIC

The Trichordist

American Music Fairness Act MusicFIRSTA new poll by MusicFirst shows a majority of Americans support an artist performance royalty for AM/FM radio play.

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The Briefing – Can Copyrighted Music Keep Vids of Police Encounters Off The Internet?

LexBlog IP

In this week’s episode of the Briefing by the IP Law Blog , Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss recent news stories reporting that police officers played copyrighted music during filmed encounters, ostensibly to keep the videos from being uploaded to the Internet. Universal Music Group.

TIME TO CUT THE MUSIC?: TWITCH’S UNFAIR SOLUTION TO AN INEVITABLE DIGITAL MILLENIUM COPYRIGHT ACT PROBLEM

JIPL Online

In this blog post, I will explain how Twitch found itself in its current DMCA predicament, why its current proposed solution of mass backlog deletion is unsustainable, and why the platform should follow the approach of rival platforms and proactively utilize its vast resources to negotiate a more equitable, private contract solution with music license holders. i] See, Music-Related Copyright Claims and Twitch , Twitch, [link] (last visited Feb. By: Marcus McGinnis. Introduction.

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Don’t Film So Close To Me: Can Copyrighted Music Keep Vids of Police Encounters Off The Internet?

LexBlog IP

Over the past few weeks, there have been a number of news articles and stories about police officers playing popular music during a citizen/officer interaction that is being filmed by the citizen.

Pandemic Push: Royalty-Based Business Model for Better Downstream Revenue for Musicians

SpicyIP

A recent article by Paul Sullivan in the New York Times reported on an interesting change occurring in the music industry due to the pandemic. Investors have taken a renewed interest in looking at music royalties as an asset type. Image from here.

“God, it’s brutal out here!” Unpacking Olivia Rodrigo’s million-dollar royalty payouts

IPilogue

Olivia Rodrigo rose to stardom this year when her song Drivers License dominated pop music charts across the world. Copyright is the exclusive legal right to produce, reproduce, publish or perform a musical work. What are music royalties? Photo by Sebastian Chia ( Unsplash ).