International relations

  1. Taking Stock: A Matter Of Respect

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT On Sept. 8 NARAS presented Grammys on the Hill, its annual Washington, D.C., awards dinner. The event honored Natalie Cole; Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y.; and Rep. Mary Bono, R-Calif. The following is Neil Portnow, president of the National Academy ...

  2. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material for an album to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive ...

  3. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material for an album to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive ...

  4. Conference To Tackle Piracy In South Africa

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The fight against music piracy will be one of the topics discussed next week at the first conference for the various sectors of the South African music industry. JOHANNESBURG -- The fight against music piracy will be one of the topics discussed ne ...

  5. WIPO Plans to Update IP Standards For Broadcasting

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Member states of the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) have made strides toward updating intellectual property (IP) standards for broadcasting. LONDON -- Member states of the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Orga ...

  6. Classical Score

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Morocco's Fes Festival of World Sacred Music presents artists within that genre from around the globe. Read Anastasia Tsioulcas' column. Morocco's Fes Festival of World Sacred Music presents artists within that genre from around the ...

  7. WIPO Meets To Discuss Patent Law

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Representatives from member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) met May 10-14 in Geneva to discuss future directions to harmonize patent law. The Standing Committee on the L LONDON -- Representatives from member states of ...

  8. French Government Backs Anti-Piracy Fight

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French government is to launch an unprecedented anti-piracy drive at grassroots level. The government has committed to roll out a new education campaign in French schools by the end of this year. The French government is to launch an unprecede ...

  9. MPA: Trade Barriers Hurt Film Biz

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Piracy and other trade barriers is preventing the American film business from reaping the full multibillion-dollar potential of the product it distributes overseas, according to a report by the Motion LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--Piracy and o ...

  10. Nepal Joins WTO

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Kingdom of Nepal is now the 147th member of the World Trade Organization. Nepal started the negotiation process to join WTO in 1989. The kingdom ratified WTO's Protocol of Accession March 24. Acco GENEVA--The Kingdom of Nepal is now the 1 ...

  11. EU Urged To Pressure Russia On IP

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT International trade body the IFPI is urging European Commission president Romano Prodi to press the Russian government to take action on intellectual property issues. LONDON--International trade body the IFPI is urging European Commission presiden ...

  12. Brazil, U.S. Team Against Piracy

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Members of the Brazilian Congress and U.S. government officials are joining forces in the war on piracy. WASHINGTON (The Hollywood Reporter)--Members of the Brazilian Congress and U.S. government officials are joining forces in the war on piracy. ...

  13. Warner Music Axe Falls On Benelux

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group's worldwide restructuring has hit its Benelux operation. Warner Music has laid off four out of 16 staffers at the Brussels headquarters; seven of 38 employees have been let go from Warner Music Group's worldwide restru ...

  14. Greece Biz Drops In 2003

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Recorded music shipments in Greece fell in value by 8.6% to €56 million ($69.5 million) in 2003, down from €61.3 million ($76 million) the previous year, according to the local IFPI affi Recorded music shipments in Greece fel ...

  15. Greece Biz Drops In 2003

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Recorded music shipments in Greece fell in value by 8.6% to €56 million ($69.5 million) in 2003, down from €61.3 million ($76 million) the previous year, according to the local IFPI affi Recorded music shipments in Greece fel ...

  16. E.U. Set To Act On New Rules To Halt Piracy

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Union is expected to agree to new rules this week that will clamp down on movie and music pirates following a long legislative battle, according to E.U. sources last Friday. BRUSSELS--The European Union is expected to agree to new rul ...

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