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Less Than 1%: Canadian Publisher Data Points to Tiny Impact of Access Copyright Royalty Decline

Last week, the Association of Canadian Publishers appeared before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology as part of the copyright review. The ACP, which commissioned a study last year that pointed to digital trends in publishing in Canada that … Continue reading

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California Resale Royalty Act gets second at bat

On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard, once again, oral arguments on the validity of the California Resale Royalty Act (“CRRA”), which provides that, subject to certain limitations, “[w]henever a work of fine art is … Continue reading

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Patent "Trespass" and the Royalty Gap: Exploring the Nature and Impact of Patent Holdout

Bowman Heiden and Nicolas Petit analyze Patent "Trespass" and the Royalty Gap: Exploring the Nature and Impact of Patent Holdout. Read more detail on Recent Antitrust posts –

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After 13 years, California Receives Its First Stem Cell Royalty Check

California's $3 billion stem cell agency this morning reported the first royalty check resulting from its 13-year-old research program — a payment of nearly $200,000 from the City Hope.The money, however, did not go to the agency, which is scheduled to … Continue reading

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US Copyright Royalty Board Significantly Raises Rates on Streaming: Is it Enough?

The Copyright Royalty Board in the United States has issued an initial determination and accompanying regulations that raise the amount of royalty available to songwriters for streaming, which will impact services such as Pandora, Spotify, Apple and YouTube.  Variety has … Continue reading

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