Battle For Ownership: Why musicians MUST control their intellectual property

Stephen Duval examines the long-running conflict between the creative and commercial sides of the music industry and details the importance of artists having a larger stake in how their intellectual. Continue reading

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What You Need To Copyright Music

As an artist, keeping your intellectual property safe is a peak priority, and for musicians, that means copyrighting your music. In this piece, we detail why copyrighting your music is. Continue reading

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It’s My Copyright And I’ll Do What I Want To

In this piece, Stephen Carlisle unpacks some of the recent discourse surrounding copyright law, brought about by a recent paper from Standford Law professor Mark Lemley. Guest post by Stephen. Continue reading

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Keep Your Music Safe With Cosynd

In such uncertain times as these, it’s natural to be concerned about protecting your property – even you intellectual property. Here we look at how Cosynd can quickly and affordably. Continue reading

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Iconic Tests Copyright Infringement Software For Indies

Iconic Artists has announced the beta testing of Streamtrack, its copyright infringement and reporting software. Launched as a response to the continued threat of piracy and exploitation faced by so many. Continue reading

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Songtrust Now Administers 150K Songwriters, 1M Copyrights, 20K Music Publishers

Songtrust announced that is now administers 50,000 songwriters, 20,000 music publishers and more than 1,000,000 copyrights. That's up from 100,000 songwriters and 15,000 publishers just over a year ago.

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RIAA Goes After Lengthy List Of Piracy Sites

Although music piracy ain't what it used to be it's still alive and well. Here we look at a list of some of the most notorious piracy platforms currently in. Continue reading

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Hinder Sues Its Own Frontman

Members of the rock band Hinder have filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against their former frontman over the use of the band's trademark. 

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Does Sensenbrenner Bill Mean It’s Time For A Grand Jury? [David Lowery]

In what could be bad news for songwriters, digital music services are seeking to make it much hard for music creators to sue broadcaster and digital music services, requiring them. Continue reading

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Know-Your-Audience Mobility Patent For Concerts For Sale

IPinvestments Group is selling an interesting portfolio of music technology related patents, including one aimed at understanding real-time audience behavior and sentiment via mobile activity during a concert.

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