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  1. This Week In Music: G7's Andre Gaccetta On Bringing Brands And Bands Together

    March 27, 2012 7:26 PM EDT In this week's installment of This Week In Music, Topspin's Ian Rogers speaks with G7 VP Andre Gaccetta about his company's processes for bringing brands and bands together. Gaccetta says there are three gauges for the relationship: ...

  2. Business Matters: Nimbit, Rhapsody, Anti-Piracy Measures and More

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Nimbit has unveiled nimbitPro, a comprehensive suite of direct-to-fan tools. It features content management tools, an unlimited number of promotional product offers, the ability to manage multiple artists with one account, and promo code redemp ...

  3. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Vevo Chief Rio Caraeff

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Rio Caraeff Title: Vevo president/CEO Panel: With the Brand: When Companies Boost Content (Thurs. March 4, 9:35 am - 10:20 am). More info at Billboardevents.com . Billboard.biz: Fill in the blank: Money is... Rio Caraeff: Money is what I rea ...

  4. Business Matters: The Pirate Bay, Hot Topic, iTunes Pricing

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- UPC Ireland , parent company of the NTL and Chorus Internet service providers, has refused to comply with requests from the four major music gr ...

  5. Briefs: CTS Eventim, eMusic, MySpace

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- CTS Eventim AG , the largest ticketing company in Europe, is planning to expand in Europe this year and intends to grow beyond Europe in five years. CTS handles Live Nation's ticket sales in Europe. ( Ticket News ) -- According to a Ruder ...

  6. ShowClix Adds Mobile Ticketing Option

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT ShowClix Ticketing, a Pittsburgh-based live events firm, added a new mobile delivery option to its online ticketing service. The company delivers tickets to fans' mobile phone screens in the form of a text message, not a mobile barcode. Techn ...

  7. Nielsen Launches Digital Content Tracker

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Nielsen Company and Digimarc Corp. have teamed on a new service designed to let media companies and other clients monitor how content is distributed on the Internet. (Full disclosure: The Nielsen Company owns Billboard.) The Nielsen Digital Me ...

  8. Barcode Initiative Aims To Boost Online Tracking

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Supply chain standards and solutions organization GS1 has agreed to deliver to the music industry a license for single bar codes, as part of a new effort to foster the online music business. Musicians and labels can now obtain a unique bar code nu ...

  9. MySpace Wins Cyber-Squatting Case

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The World Intellectual Property Organization has ruled in favor of MySpace in a cyber-squatting case. The social networking service originally filed a complaint with the Geneva-based patents and IP authority last December over a disputed domain na ...

  10. Retail Track

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A famous brand is making a comeback in the U.S. music industry. BCI Eclipse, the Navarre-owned label and video company, has licensed the K-tel trademark for a series of compilation albums. Read Ed Chr A famous brand is making a comeback in the U.S ...

  11. Retail Track

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A famous brand is making a comeback in the U.S. music industry. BCI Eclipse, the Navarre-owned label and video company, has licensed the K-tel trademark for a series of compilation albums. Read Ed Chr A famous brand is making a comeback in the U.S ...

  12. Retail Track

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A famous brand is making a comeback in the U.S. music industry. BCI Eclipse, the Navarre-owned label and video company, has licensed the K-tel trademark for a series of compilation albums. Read Ed Chr A famous brand is making a comeback in the U.S ...

  13. Legal Matters

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Branded entertainment is the catchphrase these days as artists hook up with clothing lines, perfumes and beverages. But let's get back to the basics of branding in the music business. It all starts wi Branded entertainment is the catchphrase ...

  14. Bonneville Prevails In Infringement Case

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Court rules against SparkNet. In a legal upset for the owners of the "playing what we want" trademark, a U.S. District Court has ruled in favor of Bonneville International in an infringement case brought against the broadcaster by SparkN ...

  15. Denmark's Roskilde Fest Wins Domain-Name Dispute

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of Denmark's annual Roskilde Festival have won a Web site domain-name infringement case at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). LONDON -- Organizers of Denmark's annual Roskilde Festival have won a Web site dom ...