In early June, the United States Department of Justice announced that it would be launching a review of the consent decrees governing the nation’s two largest performing rights...
Apple unveiled new products as usual, and this year it put out the iWatch and a new iPhone. But its partnership with Irish rockers U2 garnered all the headlines and pulled off the...
Conflict over Consent Decrees1
Apple as a Record Label2
Smart Artists, Smart Fans3
Certain sound recordings from decades ago are still considered commercially viable today. In fact, songs by Frank Sinatra, Etta James, and the Beatles are still heard on the radio. However, it has become unclear to what extent these sound recordings are protected by copyright law and which...Read More
Amazon, one of the most storied online companies ever, may soon add music streaming to the list of services and industries it is a player in. Since January of this year, reports have been surfacing that it is preparing to compete with Spotify, iTunes Radio, and Rhapsody. It is currently...Read More