U.K. Copyright Tribunal

  1. U.K. Music Biz Reacts To Fourth Place Slide In International Rankings

    April 05, 2011 8:05 AM EDT The United Kingdom's music industry may have slipped to fourth place on the IFPI's world rankings, but it is still performing robustly in a number of key areas, say U.K. execs. According to international trade body IFPI, Germany has now ...

  2. Copyright Tribunal 'Setback' Dominates PPL's AGM

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Disappointment in the U.K. Copyright Tribunal's refusal to overturn its drastic reduction of tariffs charged to the hospitality sector dominated discussions at the Annual General Meeting of PPL , the U.K. music licensing organization, held to ...

  3. PPL Results Hit By $26 Million Refund

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. neighboring rights organization PPL 's income fell in 2009 as a result of the Copyright Tribunal decision that went against it. In its annual report, presented at the AGM in London today (June 9), PPL revealed that refunds totaled £18.1 ...

  4. Copyright Tribunal Reduces CSC's TV Royalty Rate

    September 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. Copyright Tribunal has ruled in favor of music television company CSC Media Group Limited over its royalty rate dispute with Video Performance Ltd (VPL), which licenses public performance of music videos. London-based CSC operates digital ...

  5. YouTube Blocks Music Videos In Germany

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Negotiations between Google subsidiary YouTube and the German collection society GEMA about the extension of their licensing agreement have broken down, according to a statement from GEMA's Munich-based CEO Dr. Harald Heker. GEMA reported tha ...

  6. Publishers 'Dismayed' At YouTube Decision

    March 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Music Publishers Association (MPA) has voiced its concern at Google's decision to remove music videos from YouTube over a rates row with collecting society PRS for Music, while there are reports the dispute could affect the My ...

  7. Yahoo! Blasts U.K. Online Royalty Decision

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! Music has attacked the per-track minimum payments structure for U.K. digital sales which was endorsed earlier this week by the Copyright Tribunal. The U.K. Tribunal, which settles copyright disputes, approved the settlement reached between ...

  8. Copyright Tribunal Endorses Online Royalty Settlement

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. Copyright Tribunal has endorsed the settlement agreement for online and mobile royalty rates reached between the MCPS-PRS Alliance and a string of online music companies. According to the Alliance, the Tribunal decision confirms an agreem ...

  9. Partial Settlement Reached Over Digital Royalty Rates

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Groups agree on rates for mobile and online uses. A partial settlement over publishers' royalty rates for digital uses was reached today (Sept. 29) as U.K. Copyright Tribunal proceeding were scheduled to begin in London. British labels' ...

  10. Copyright Tribunal To Hear BPI, MCPS-PRS Dispute

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Month-long hearing starts Sept. 25. The U.K. Copyright Tribunal has set aside a four-week period from Sept. 25 to hear the ongoing online dispute between U.K. labels body the BPI and collecting society the MCPS-PRS Alliance. As previously reported ...

  11. U.K. Online Royalties Row Heats Up

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. authors and publishers are challenging record companies to declare the details of the revenues they obtain from legal downloads. The proposal came in a legal Answer the Mechanical-Copyright Prote U.K. authors and publishers are challenging re ...

  12. U.K. Online Royalties Row Heats Up

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST MCPS-PRS demands revenue transparency. U.K. authors and publishers are challenging record companies to declare the details of the revenues they obtain from legal downloads. The proposal came in a legal Answer the Mechanical-Copyright Protection So ...