On June 23rd 2016, the U.K. voted in favor of leaving the European Union. The referendum put the majority at 52%, with England and Wales in favor and Scotland and Northern Ireland against....
In June, the United States Department of Justice both denied a review of ASCAP and BMI’s consent decrees and extended the reach of the decrees to eliminate the traditional practice of...
Brexit and the Music Industry1
Consent and Songwriters’ Rights2
YouTube’s Value Gap3
In the era of the Internet, it is still difficult to obtain information about the ownership and control of musical rights and works. This can make the licensing process of such works time consuming for the licensee, and expensive. It would seem that the availability of a multinational music...Read More
By all accounts, PonoMusic has had a remarkable run. After artist Neil Young appeared on “The Late Show With David Letterman” announcing a special high fidelity audio device that could play original master recordings of hit songs purchased online, Pono raised $6 million in a Kickstarter...Read More