Entertainment law

June 1, 2017

New ways artists are earning more – “the Eminem cassette tape album re-release” example

All in the music business today know that it is becoming ever more challenging to earn “real” money (or at least enough to allow you to […]
January 23, 2017

Third Man Records will be opening modern vinyl pressing plant

In an article written by Daniel Adrian Sanchez for Digital Music News (http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/01/20/jack-white-third-man-records-vinyl-press/), it appears that indeed vinyl is making a huge comeback; at least Jack […]
November 27, 2015

Get out your 80s leather for this one – Presidential candidate in hot water for copyright infringement of 80s megahit

We all know one of the most famous songs of the 80s, ‘Eye of the Tiger’, by Boston. The owners of copyright in this track, Rude […]
September 26, 2014

No More Needle In “Needletime” Royalty Negotiations Between Broadcasters And Sound Recording Copyright Holders

Importance of the case National Association of Broadcasters v South African Music Performance Rights Association and Another [2014] 2 All SA 263 (SCA) This judgment sets […]