Biz  |  04 Apr 2019

IPRS distributes royalty of over 20 crores to composers, song writers and publishers

MUMBAI: The Indian Performing Right Society (IPRS) has successfully completed the annual royalty distribution for this quarter today.

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Biz  |  17 Oct 2014

'Indian copyright law is one of the strongest and best in the world': USTR Annual 2014 Special 301 Report

NEW DELHI: Despite vehement and exhaustive submissions arraying the strength of the Indian IP regime, India continues to be on the watch list in t

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Biz  |  31 May 2013

Savio D'Souza: "There has been better awareness to copyright than before"

Even as the digital domain battles the internet piracy beast, one of the major reasons it has curbed down a bit over the years is the Indian Music...

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Biz  |  26 Apr 2013

Copyright Amendment Act won't benefit indie acts: Rahul Ram

MUMBAI: Unlike their Bollywood counterparts, the country’s indie artists are unlikely to reap any benefit from the Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012...

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Biz  |  28 Dec 2012

Not happy with music in 2012: Javed Akhtar

MUMBAI: The production value of contemporary Bollywood music in 2012 may have improved a lot but it has done little to impress veteran lyricist Javed...

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Biz  |  18 Jun 2012

Copyright Act Amendments - Misconceptions Cleared

Mason & Associates managing partner Neel Mason

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Biz  |  03 Aug 2011

CISAC Robin Gibb: 'Court decisions in Mumbai and Delhi represents serious breach of Indian obligations under the Berne Convention'

International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) president and singer-songwriter Robin Gibb expressed his disappointment on...

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Biz  |  02 Jan 2010

Singers muted by composers, lyricists on royalty issue

MUMBAI: Melody seems to have been replaced with rage in the music industry with  playback singers tuned out of the ongoing debtate over the proposed...

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Biz  |  14 Dec 2009

Radio Mirchi CEO Prashant Panday - It is the legal maneouverings of the music industry that benefits them and the Copyright Board must stop this loot

The radio industry had criticized the HRD ministry's recent proposed amendments to the Copyright Act. The industry believes it will skew the field...

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Biz  |  16 Jun 2009

IMI president Vijay Lazarus - Differences with the radio industry need to be bridged

Vijay Lazarus, the president of the Indian Music Industry (IMI) has over 35 years working experience in the global audio and video industry. Since...

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