SABAM

  1. GEMA, YouTube Heading To Court

    September 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The fight between YouTube and the German collection society GEMA is heading into the next round. GEMA announced today (Sept. 30) that they will file a case for principal proceedings in the next few weeks against YouTube. In August, GEMA failed at ...

  2. Sabam, Simim Ink Joint Rights Deal With Employers

    November 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Under the banner UNISONO, the Belgian authors' rights group Sabam and neighbouring rights association Simim have concluded a comprehensive agreement on licenses for the use of music in companies and enterprises. In addition, Sabam also sealed ...

  3. Belgians Win Jackson Song Dispute

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two Belgian composers, and not singer-songwriter R. Kelly, wrote the Michael Jackson hit "You Are Not Alone", according to a Belgian appeals court ruling today. The 1995 hit, Jackson's last U.S. No. 1, was credited to R. Kelly, who ...

  4. Behind the Deal: UMG Int'l Claims EU Collecting Societies Are Monopolies

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group International on Sept. 20 filed a complaint with the European Commission, arguing that 14 collecting societies, which manage musical composition copyrights, are national monopoli Universal Music Group International on Sept. 2 ...

  5. EC Opens Consultation With BUMA, SABAM

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission said Aug. 17 it has launched a public consultation on the plans by Dutch royalty collecting society BUMA and its Belgian counterpart SABAM to scrap online music licensing restr BRUSSELS -- The European Commission said Aug. ...

  6. EC Opens Consultation With BUMA, SABAM

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission said today (Aug. 17) it has launched a public consultation on the plans by Dutch royalty collecting society BUMA and its Belgian counterpart SABAM to scrap online music licensi The European Commission said today (Aug. 17) i ...

  7. EC Opens Consultation With BUMA, SABAM

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission said today (Aug. 17) it has launched a public consultation on the plans by Dutch royalty collecting society BUMA and its Belgian counterpart SABAM to scrap online music licensi The European Commission said today (Aug. 17) i ...

  8. Belgium's Sabam, UMI Forge Mechanical License

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Belgian author's rights assn. Sabam has signed a central licensing agreement with Universal Music International (UMI) covering mechanical reproduction rights. Belgian author's rights assn. Sabam has signed a central licensing agreement w ...

  9. Belgium's Sabam, UMI Forge Mechanical License

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Belgian author's rights assn. Sabam has signed a central licensing agreement with Universal Music International (UMI) covering mechanical reproduction rights. Belgian author's rights assn. Sabam has signed a central licensing agreement w ...

  10. Dutch, Belgian Societies Eye Cooperative

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Buma/Stemra and Sabam, performing rights societies in the Netherlands and Belgium, respectively, say they are going to investigate possibilities for increased organizational cooperation. Buma/Stemra and Sabam, performing rights societies in the Ne ...