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
February 13, 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the founding of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, known colloquially as ASCAP, the nation’s first, and largest performance rights organization. As a Performance Rights Organization, ASCAP’s primary role has been...Read More
On March 20, 2013, following an address at Columbia Law School entitled “The Next Great Copyright Act”, U.S. Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante appeared before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet to call for a comprehensive update to the...Read More