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Cross-sectoral letter on the proposed Geo-blocking Regulation

In view of the ongoing trilogue negotiations with the Parliament, companies and associations of right holders active in Europe’s audiovisual, film, music, and video-game sectors are urging the Council and the Commission fully to exclude intangible digital content and audiovisual services from the scope of the Regulation and its mandated review.

Meet the music publishers: Interview with Jake Wisely of The Bicycle Music Company, California

For our latest ICMP meets the music publishers interview, we got in contact with Jake Wisley of The Bicycle Music Company in the United States.

(Originally published in ICMP Global Briefing, 15 September 2014)

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Court of appeal rules in favour of Reprobel

The Court of Appeal of Brussels has ruled in favour of Reprobel in a lawsuit against Hewlett Packard (HP) Belgium.

Meet the music publishers: Interview with Tommi Tuomainen of Elements Music in Finland

We are interviewing music publishers across to globe to gain an insight into the role, what it involves, why they do it and how they came into the business. This time we caught up with Tommi Tuomainen, CEO of Elements Music in Helsinki, Finland.  

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Department of Justice appeals Consent Decree ruling

On 18 May, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it would appeal a September 2016 ruling and compel CMO BMI, to practice 100% licensing.

Meet the music publishers: Interview with Jodie Ferneyhough of CCS Rights Management in Canada

As part of our weekly Meet the Publishers interview series, we spoke with Jodie Ferneyhough, owner of CCS Rights Management in Canada, Vice President of the Canadian Music Publishers Association and ICMP Board Member.

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Letter from CMRRA on its acquisition by SoundExchange

Letter to Clients: CMRRA Acquisition by SoundExchange

May 16, 2017 by cmrra

May 16, 2017

Subject: CMRRA Acquisition by SoundExchange To CMRRA’s Valued Clients:

Meet the music publishers: Interview with David Alexander of Sheer Publishing in Africa

Once a week, we are featuring interviews with music publishers across to globe to gain an insight into the role, what it involves, why they do it and how they came into the business. This time we caught up with David Alexander of Sheer Publishing in Africa.  

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Press Statement from Creativity Works! on DSM mid-term review

Today the European Commission has published its mid-term review on the Digital Single Market (DSM) Strategy. As representatives of the 11 million individuals in Europe’s creative and cultural sectors, who work and contribute approximately €914 billion to the EU’s GDP, we are deeply troubled how important revenue streams used to create high quality European content are now in jeopardy.

WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights update

The 34th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) was held from 1 to 5 May in Geneva. At the meeting, the newly elected SCCR Chair Daren Tang, Chief Executive of the Singapore IP Office, proposed that a draft text on a broadcasting instrument from the previous chair, Martin Moscoso of Peru, could serve as a basis for further textual discussions.

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