All posts tagged "legal"
Legal: Determining Songwriters’ Future Revenue
ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,073 #LEGAL Streaming Revenue. Determining Songwriters’ Future The Copyright Royalty Board is setting hearings to determine a new mechanical royalty rate. The current statutory mechanical royalty rate for physical recordings (such as CDs) and permanent...
- Posted March 31, 2017
Stairway to Heaven, Led Zeppelin Accuser Steps Up Fight
ARTICLE VIEWS: 5,453 LED ZEPPELIN #LEGAL Michael Skidmore unsuccessfully accused Led Zeppelin of stealing the intro to “Stairway to Heaven” in 2016. Thursday his case found its way to the 9th Circ. Rock lore tells us that...
- Posted March 17, 2017
The Deathmatch For Prince’s Estate
ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,121 Prince Rogers Nelson died without a will. There were no legal documents found, no hastily scribbled notes or handwritten letters to indicate his final wishes. His well-known desire to control his image, his art,...
- Posted January 19, 2017
Bill Establishing Small Claims Board for Copyright
ARTICLE VIEWS: 155 Coalition of Visual Artists Welcomes Introduction of Bill Establishing Small Claims Board for Copyright News provided by http://www.prnewswire.com/news/american+photographic+artists+%28apa%29 In the wake of its release of a white paper setting out the key components of a...
- Posted August 2, 2016
Why You Don’t Need a Record Deal (Anymore)
ARTICLE VIEWS: 496 For most of the modern history of popular music, the musician’s career goal was the mythical ‘record deal.’ The recording contract has traditionally been the key to realizing your dreams, to finally recording in...
- Posted July 14, 2014