Sync Licensing: What to look out for

The benefits of Sync Sync is thriving and, thanks to services like Shazam, increasingly sophisticated. Think of the exposure garnered by the band, Jungle, in licensing their track, Busy Earnin’, for use throughout...

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Your web browser does not support iframes, which means that the video Influencing Media: Putting digital to work cannot play.      The evening began with cocktails on the 11th floor of Bird &...

Is the Music Modernization Act the most important change to US Copyright Law in...

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BREAKING NEWS: Sir Cliff Richard wins landmark privacy battle against the BBC

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BREAKING NEWS: Federal Court of Australia again exercises ‘website blocking power’

On 19 June 2018, the Federal Court of Australia (Court) handed down its decision in Foxtel Management Pty Ltd v TPG Internet Pty Ltd FCA 933. This is the Court's...

Influencing Media: Freddie Sayers, CEO of InConversation

Your web browser does not support iframes, which means that the video Influencing Media: Freddie Sayers of InConversation cannot play.      As Freddie pointed out, his media business InConversation is relatively unique in...

UK Government strengthens rules governing the online resale of tickets to live events

The issue Tickets for live events are generally made available for purchase at prices determined by an event organiser. However, these tickets are often bought in bulk and resold at inflated prices...

How, What, When – Protection of musical works in Denmark

The How? How are musical works protected in Denmark? Original musical (along with other 'artistic') works are provided automatic protection in Denmark by virtue of the Danish Copyright Act. The Danish Copyright...

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