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  1. ICMP/CIEM Collaborate On Copyright System

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music publishers body ICMP/CIEM and authors and composers' group GESAC have joined forces to develop a new system to manage music copyrights online. Music publishers body ICMP/CIEM and authors and composers' group GESAC have joined force ...

  2. ICMP/CIEM Collaborate On Copyright System

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music publishers body ICMP/CIEM and authors and composers' group GESAC have joined forces to develop a new system to manage music copyrights online. Music publishers body ICMP/CIEM and authors and composers' group GESAC have joined force ...

  3. VNU To Acquire Radio & Records

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Transaction to close by Aug. 1. Transaction to close by Aug. 1. News ...

  4. France's SCPP To Step Up Battle With File-Sharers

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT French collecting society SCPP is poised to resume its legal action against illegal file-sharers, director general Marc Guez said yesterday (June 28) during its annual press meeting in Paris. French collecting society SCPP is poised to resume its ...

  5. GESAC Slams Digital One-Stop-Shop Appeal

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A joint-appeal by European music, media and associated businesses for a one-stop-shop to handle digital licensing was questioned Tuesday (June 20) by collective licensing and consumer groups. A joint-appeal by European music, media and associated ...

  6. Euro Lobby Groups Voice Concerns On Copyright

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Europe's radio, performing artists, information technology, catering, cable, and commercial television, associations will jointly appeal on Tuesday (June 20) for European Union action to deal with the Europe's radio, performing artists, ...

  7. Debate On French Copyright Bill Delayed

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Final debate on France's long-awaited copyright bill won't resume before mid-June, industry sources say. Concluding discussions on the bill were anticipated around May 30. Final debate on France's long-awaited copyright bill won ...

  8. French Politician Backs 'Global License'

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Just months after the French parliament temporarily adopted, then rejected, a "global license" for file-sharing music, the controversial business model is back in the news. Just months after the French parliament temporarily adopted, the ...

  9. French Politician Backs 'Global License'

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trade bodies slam Royal. Just months after the French parliament temporarily adopted, then rejected, a "global license" for file-sharing music, the controversial business model is back in the news. Sharing her thoughts on copyright issue ...

  10. U.K. Biz Rallies Digital Sector

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The British music industry has jointly called on a number of key players in the digital space to discourage unauthorized use of copyright material on their networks. The British music industry has jointly called on a number of key players in the d ...

  11. French Parliament Adopts Copyright Bill

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The French Parliament adopted today (March 21) the highly controversial bill on copyright. The bill was passed with a show of 286 votes for, and 193 against. The French Parliament adopted today (March 21) the highly controversial bill on copyright ...

  12. French Parliament Adopts Copyright Bill

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The French Parliament adopted today (March 21) the highly controversial bill on copyright. The bill was pass with a show of 286 votes for, and 193 against. The French Parliament adopted today (March 21) the highly controversial bill on copyright. ...

  13. Canada Music Sales Hit By P2P Swapping

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Industry calls for tougher copyright laws. Industry calls for tougher copyright laws. News ...

  14. Canada Music Sales Hit By P2P Swapping

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Net music sales in Canada declined in 2005 by C$23 million ($20.3 million), or 4%, to $608.7 ($553.4 million) million, the Canadian Recording Industry Assn. reported today (March 2). Net music sales in Canada declined in 2005 by C$23 million ($20. ...

  15. Legal Matters

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The time is fast approaching when copyright holders may have to let the world know who they are and what they own if they want to keep control over their works. Read Susan Butler's column. The time is fast approaching when copyright holders m ...

  16. Election Outcome Impact On Canadian Reform

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Biz ponders if Conservatives will overhaul law. While Canadian voters put an end to 12 years of Liberal government rule in that country Jan. 23, it's music industry has been left pondering if the newly-elected minority Conservative party will ...

  17. Billboard Research Services

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard Research Services offers insight into a wealth of information from the industry authority. Pre-made research packages include the NUMBER ONE series, the TOP TEN series, the TOP RECORDS OF TH Billboard Research Services offers insight int ...

  18. AIM Introduces Pilot Podcast License

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Global license to facilitate 'legal market.' British independent labels trade body the Assn. of Independent Music has launched a global six-month trial license for podcasting. The groundbreaking move will make AIM members' copyright ...

  19. U.K. Sets Clock Ticking Over Copyright Term

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britain's term of copyright on sound recordings will come under the microscope as part of a new and thorough review into intellectual property rights, which was launched today (Dec. 2) by Chancellor o Britain's term of copyright on sound ...

  20. U.K. Sets Clock Ticking Over Copyright Term

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britain's term of copyright on sound recordings will come under the microscope as part of a new and thorough review into intellectual property rights, which was launched today (Dec. 2) by Chancellor o Britain's term of copyright on sound ...

  21. U.K. Sets Clock Ticking Over Copyright Term

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britain's term of copyright on sound recordings will come under the microscope as part of a new and thorough review into intellectual property rights, which was launched today (Dec. 2) by Chancellor o Britain's term of copyright on sound ...

  22. DOJ Unveils Anti-Piracy Legislative Package

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Nov. 10 that the Department of Justice has a proposed legislative package ready for introduction in Congress aimed at cracking down on copyright crimes and WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Attorney General Alber ...

  23. DOJ Unveils Anti Piracy Legislative Package

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bainwol, RIAA hail IP protection plans. U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales yesterday (Nov. 10) said the Department of Justice has a proposed legislative package ready for introduction in Congress aimed at cracking down on copyright crimes and ...

  24. Legal Matters

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Copyright law and MP3 files are still center stage as the industry attempts to bring unauthorized file sharers and peer-to-peer operators to justice. But a spotlight is slowly shifting toward intellec Copyright law and MP3 files are still center s ...

  25. Legal Matters

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Copyright law and MP3 files are still center stage as the industry attempts to bring unauthorized file sharers and peer-to-peer operators to justice. But a spotlight is slowly shifting toward intellec Copyright law and MP3 files are still center s ...

  26. There Is A Bright Side To Ory Record-Club Settlement

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In recent months the music publishing world has heard the rising howl of complaints directed at the proposed settlement in the Ory case against the record clubs, a settlement characterized by Cherry L David Hirshland is executive VP at Bug Music. ...

  27. Hatch Puts Licensing In Industries' Hands

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The chairman of the Senate's Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property has given players in the music and digital-media industries involved in reforming the nation's music licensing laws for the WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The chairman of ...

  28. Canadian Copyright Act Revisions Introduced

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Heritage Minister Liza Frulla and Industry Minister David Emerson introduced long-awaited revisions to Canada's Copyright Act in the House of Commons June 20 before parliament broke for summe TORONTO -- Canadian Heritage Minister Liz ...

  29. Revisions Introduced To Canada's Copyright Act

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Heritage Minister Liza Frulla and Industry Minister David Emerson introduced long-awaited revisions to Canada's Copyright Act in the House of Commons today (June 20) before parliament breaks Canadian Heritage Minister Liza Frulla and ...

  30. German Pub Group Re-Elects Sikorski Pres

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Members of Germany's Music Publishers Assn. yesterday (June 17) re-elected Dagmar Sikorski as the trade group's president for a three-year term. Members of Germany's Music Publishers Assn. yesterday (June 17) re-elected Dagmar Sikor ...

  31. The Publisher's Place

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For each copyrighted work, making a copy, performing to the public and distributing a copy all trigger a right and a revenue source for creators. It can be a daunting task for podcasters to follow the For each copyrighted work, making a copy, perf ...

  32. 'Fair Use' Bill Draws Ire Of Rights Holders

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Some of the most important copyright holders, including the motion picture studios, sports leagues and the entertainment unions, are urging lawmakers to oppose legislation that would scale back intell WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- S ...

  33. Bush Signs Family Ent. And Copyright Act

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It’s now against the law -- with civil penalty remedies -- to distribute pre-release recordings. President Bush signed the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act into law yesterday (April 27). Congr It’s now against the law -- with civil penalty r ...

  34. EC Launches Copyright, Piracy Survey

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission said April 22 that it has launched a major survey on copyright and piracy among the European Union's trading partners in Eastern Europe, Asia and Latin America. BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The European Commiss ...

  35. IFPI Appoints Global Legal Chief

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Perlmutter joins from Time Warner. The IFPI has appointed intellectual property policy expert Shira Perlmutter to the newly created position of executive VP, global legal policy. She reports to IFPI chairman/CEO John Kennedy and will oversee the L ...

  36. IFPI Appoints Global Legal Chief

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Perlmutter joins from Time Warner. The IFPI has appointed intellectual property policy expert Shira Perlmutter to the newly created position of executive VP, global legal policy. She reports to IFPI chairman/CEO John Kennedy and will oversee the L ...

  37. Canada Closer To Updating Copyright Act

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST WIPO treaty ratification expected. The Canadian government is moving forward with plans to introduce legislation to modernize the country's Copyright Act. A bill is expected to be introduced to Parliament this spring. A statement from Industr ...

  38. Germany Joins Call For Longer Euro Copyright Term

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The German music industry has added its voice to the call for an extension to Europe's copyright term on sound recordings. BERLIN -- The German music industry has added its voice to the call for an extension to Europe's copyright term on ...

  39. Germany Joins Call For Longer Euro Copyright Term

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST The German music industry has added its voice to the call for an extension to Europe's copyright term on recordings. The German music industry has added its voice to the call for an extension to Europe's copyright term on recordings. Ger ...

  40. Germany Joins Call For Longer Euro Copyright Term

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST The German music industry has added its voice to the call for an extension to Europe's copyright term on recordings. The German music industry has added its voice to the call for an extension to Europe's copyright term on recordings. Ger ...

  41. Sony/ATV To Administer KMG Catalog

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Worldwide deal includes more than 2,000 copyrights. Worldwide deal includes more than 2,000 copyrights. News ...

  42. Behind the Deal: Law Students Win Grammy Foundation Scholarships

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Grammy Foundation's seventh annual Entertainment Law Initiative (ELI) luncheon and scholarship presentation was held on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gathering at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Ho The Grammy Foundation's seventh annu ...

  43. Gov't, College Users Cited In MP3s4free Case

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Computer users at U.S. and Australian government agencies and universities were among the visitors to MP3s4free.net, which is at the center of an Australian court case on music copyright infringement, SYDNEY -- Computer users at U.S. and Australia ...

  44. Gov't, College Users Cited In MP3s4free Case

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Computer users at U.S. and Australian government agencies and universities were among the visitors to MP3s4free.net, which is at the center of an Australian court case on music copyright infringement, Computer users at U.S. and Australian governme ...

  45. Gov't, College Users Cited In MP3s4free Case

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Computer users at U.S. and Australian government agencies and universities were among the visitors to MP3s4free.net, which is at the center of an Australian court case on music copyright infringement, Computer users at U.S. and Australian governme ...

  46. Gov't, College Users Cited In MP3s4free Case

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Computer users at U.S. and Australian government agencies and universities were among the visitors to MP3s4free.net, which is at the center of an Australian court case on music copyright infringement, Computer users at U.S. and Australian governme ...

  47. Behind the Deal: The State of the Music Industry - An Interview with Michael Sukin

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST As 2004 came to a close, <I>Billboard</I> sat down with a dozen lawyers to discuss the state of the music industry. Their work in connection with the industry varies. For example, Attorney General Joh As 2004 came to a close, Billboard ...

  48. Legal Matters

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Although copyright issues remain top of mind, industry lawyers are optimistic about business in 2005. Read Susan Butler's column. Although copyright issues remain top of mind, industry lawyers are optimistic about business in 2005. Read Susan ...

  49. Sony/ATV To Administer KMG Catalog

    January 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deal includes 2,000 country/pop copyrights. Deal includes 2,000 country/pop copyrights. News ...

  50. French Court Prohibits Exchanging Physical Copies Of Movies

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two French individuals have received two-month suspended sentences and fines of &#8364;20,000 ($26,492) for exchanging physical copies of films. PARIS -- Two French individuals have received two-month suspended sentences and fines of €20,000 ( ...

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