All posts tagged "legal"
Legal: Determining Songwriters’ Future Revenue
#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 digital downloads is...
- Posted March 31, 2017
Stairway to Heaven, Led Zeppelin Accuser Steps Up Fight
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 “Stairway to Heaven”...
- Posted March 17, 2017
The Deathmatch For Prince’s Estate
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, and his destiny...
- Posted January 19, 2017
Bill Establishing Small Claims Board for Copyright
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 copyright small claims...
- Posted August 2, 2016