As a Performer or Promoter, Am I Labile For Concert Cancellations or Postponements? A successful concert or tour can generate a huge amount of money and influence for all artists, promoters, venue owners, and cities involved. However, there are a variety of reasons why the parties may find it necessary or expedient to cancel a […]
In the United States, a copyright owner does not freely negotiate license rates and fees. Instead license rates and fees are set by Congress, the Copyright Office, and collective licensing organizations (CROs) that handle licensing on behalf of copyright owners. CROs track and protect six different exclusive rights. The table below summarizes the those rights. […]
Studios of the Motion Picture Association of America Inc. (MPAA) sued Shenzhen Xunlei Networking Technologies Co., a Chinese online video-streaming and pay-per-view service in China over copyright infringement on Jan. 19. The MPAA filed the suit in the Nanshan district court in Shenzhen, China, according to Bloomberg News and a statement the MPAA made. This […]
What Are Termination Rights and Work For Higher Limitations? Smokey Robinson sued his wife, Claudette Rogers Robinson, seeking declaratory judgment that he may terminate and “recapture” the copyrights to all the songs he wrote during their marriage, and that she cannot claim interest in them under California community property law. So, what are Smokey’s termination […]
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