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Biz  |  18 Aug 2016

Major win for ISRA, Delhi HC rules in favour of singers

MUMBAI: Indian Singers Rights Association’s (ISRA) four-year long struggle to protect its members’ (singers) royalties has finally found a legal ha

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Biz  |  13 May 2016

Govt aims at plugging loopholes that enable copyright theft

NEW DELHI: The Government has approved an Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy aimed at creating a strong legal framework to protect IPR and c

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Biz  |  26 Apr 2016

Transparent e-enabled accessible IPR ecosystem being created

NEW DELHI: The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) secretary Ramesh Abhishek said today that the department was committed towards

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Biz  |  01 Apr 2016

Ficci Frames Special 2016: DIPP to be nodal dept for copyright protection, IP issues

NEW DELHI: Issues of copyright have been shifted to the Department of of Industrial Policy and Promotion of the commerce and industry ministry, wh

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Entertainment  |  01 Apr 2016

Justin Timberlake sued over song

MUMBAI: Singer Justin Timberlake has run into legal trouble over his song 'Don't hold the wall'.

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Biz  |  08 Dec 2015

China's music industry Taihe Music Group and Baidu Music merge

MUMBAI: Taihe Music Group (TMG) announced on 3 December, formally, that the entire company will join forces with the music platform of Baidu.

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Biz  |  03 Nov 2015

Another lawsuit for Taylor Swift; this time she is on the receiving end

MUMBAI: Jesse Graham, the name may not ring a bell, but if a recent lawsuit that he has filed goes his way, he will not only be famous, but will al

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Biz  |  24 Sep 2015

Warner Music to lose $2 million annually after 'Happy Birthday' becomes public property

MUMBAI: If you were worried about paying Warner Music a hefty license fee every time you played the track ‘Happy Birthday’, commercially, then you

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Biz  |  21 Jul 2015

PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA establish the world's first integrated licensing and processing hub

MUMBAI: PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA have signed completion documents announcing the launch of the world’s first fully integrated multi-territory m

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Entertainment  |  21 Jul 2015

Grooveshark co-founder, Josh Greenberg found dead in his home

MUMBAI: Josh Greenberg, co- founder of Grooveshark, the recently discontinued music streaming service, was found dead at his home in Florida, on 19

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Biz  |  20 Jul 2015

IPRS and PPL: Stop infringement of music

MUMBAI: In the continuing battle between those questioning the legitimacy of the IPRS and PPL to collect royalties for music, and the two organisa

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