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USA DOJ Appeals Decision on Fractional Music Licensing

Lost in the news of the election, on Nov. 11, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a notice of appeal from an adverse decision issued by Judge Louis Stanton, who rejected a… 686 more words

Jerome Farley

Copyright Basics for Musicians

March 2009

By Jon M. Garon*

The Musician’s Law and Business Guide

Copyright rules define much of the music business, shaping the practices that drive recording and touring deals. 1,239 more words

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US DoJ appeals fractional licensing copyright case

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has appealed against a decision made in September by a New York federal judge that performing rights organisation Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) may use “fractional licensing”. 94 more words

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U.S. Justice Department to Appeal Music Licensing Court Loss

The U.S. Justice Department will ask an appeals court to require music licensing company BMI to change how it collects royalties, the department said in a brief court filing on Friday. 276 more words

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Jess Glynne, MNEK to Get ASCAP Vanguard Award

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced on Monday (Nov. 7) that Jess Glynne and MNEK will receive the annual ASCAP Vanguard Award in London later this week. 365 more words

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NATPE Announces Keynote Speakers & New Initiatives For 2017 Conference

The National Association of Television Program Executives has expanded its 2017 conference, announcing three initiatives as well as new keynote speakers for the event happening January 17-19 in Miami at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach and neighboring Eden Roc Resort. 175 more words

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