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Global recorded-music and music publishing market share results for 2018

Music & Copyright‘s annual survey of the recorded-music and music-publishing sectors has revealed the changes in global market share for the three major music groups and the independent sector. Recorded-music leader UMG maintained the top spot, with an increased share … Continue reading

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Music Publishing Rights Dispute Throws Lady Marmalade Songwriter’s Royalties into a Black Box, a Lesson in Music Publishing

My mom gave me an AM radio with an earplug when I was 10. There I discovered summer pop music and the positive girl vibe of Lady Marmalade.  While Patti LaBelle’s 1974 earworm of a performance made Lady Marmalade famous, … Continue reading

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Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 12: Global Music Copyright Revenues Up, Copyright Office Examines Online Infringement Issues, and China’s ‘Reverse Patent Troll’ Problem

This week in other IP news, recently released data shows that worldwide revenues for music copyright exceeded $28 billion in 2017, up $2 billion over 2016; reports surface about the  “reverse patent trolling” issue in China; Google retains Williams & … Continue reading

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Warner Music signs distribution deal with AI generated music app Endel

By Hayleigh Bosher and first published on the IPKat AI and copyright is one of the hottest topics of the time in IP at the moment. This is hardlysurprising since it raises so many interesting questions about creativity and ownership. As Prof. Bernt Hugenholtz argued at the March … Continue reading

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ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL AND MAYHEM

ULTRA ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL Ultra Music Festival 19 Virginia Keys, Miami: Organizers of the Ultra Music Festival are scrambling to avoid a repeat of the pedestrian mayhem that developed over the Rickenbacker Causeway last night just after midnight. Despite having … Continue reading

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