All posts tagged "legal"

  • Legal: Determining Songwriters’ Future Revenue

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,357 #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
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  • Stairway to Heaven, Led Zeppelin Accuser Steps Up Fight

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 5,529 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
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  • The Deathmatch For Prince’s Estate

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,281 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
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  • Bill Establishing Small Claims Board for Copyright

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 567 Coalition of Visual Artists Welcomes Introduction of Bill Establishing Small Claims Board for Copyright News provided by In the wake of its release of a white paper setting out the key components of a...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
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  • Why You Don’t Need a Record Deal (Anymore)

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,048 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
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