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Richard Conlon to Speak on Innovation in Rights Management at Dubai Music Week


From News, posted 9.18.13. Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Communications and New Media Richard Conlon will be speaking on a panel about navigating the international licensing landscape and its latest trends and innovations during Dubai Music Week, September 24-29, 2013. The DMW Conference & Workshop, in partnership with MIDEM, the leading global… Read more...

CISAC Summit Highlights Creators’ Role in Bringing Value to Global Commerce


From News, posted 6.12.13. Day one of the CISAC World Creators Summit on June 4, 2013, in Washington, D.C., covered many diverse topics centering around intellectual property rights in the digital age and the future of the creative community. An address by Maria Pallante, U.S. Register of Copyrights, stressed the importance of “the well-being of… Read more...

BMI to Participate in World Creators Summit Representing Songwriting Community


From News, posted 5.21.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. will once again be taking part in the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) World Creators Summit on June 4-5, 2013, in Washington, D.C. The global conference, entitled “Create, Connect, Respect,” will highlight nearly 100 expert speakers on panels centering around copyright law and intellectual… Read more...

U.S. Register of Copyrights Outlines Priorities During BMI Visit


From News, posted 3.15.12. Maria Pallante, the U.S. Register of Copyrights, visited with BMI executives on March 14 for a wide-ranging review of projects and priorities at the Copyright Office in her new administration. Pallante was appointed June, 2011 after serving for five years in a variety of positions at the Copyright Office, succeeding Marybeth… Read more...

Global Leaders Meet in Cannes for midem 2012


From News, posted 2.03.12. International leaders in music, technology, brands and education came together for midem 2012, January 27-30 in Cannes. Panels led by experts in copyright, delivery platforms, music publishing and so much more filled the schedule of the summit, a must-attend event where current issues are debated and key business deals are reached.… Read more...

Supreme Court Decision Provides for Restoration of Copyright Protection for Foreign Works


From News, posted 1.31.12. A January 18 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding a federal law that essentially pulls some works in the public domain back into copyright protection is winning applause from the creative community. The case, Golan vs. Holder, revolved around a 1994 law that applied largely to works first published abroad… Read more...

BMI Reports Increased Revenues for FY 2011


From News, posted 9.20.11. BMI has announced revenues in excess of $931 million for its 2011 fiscal year ended June 30. This historic high in revenues continues an unbroken record of year-over-year increases stretching back more than 20 years. In the recently closed fiscal year, BMI distributed $796 million in royalties to the songwriters, composers… Read more...

BMI Named in Top 100 of Nation’s Top 500 Technology Leaders


From News, posted 9.14.11. BMI has been named to the prestigious InformationWeek 500 list of the nation’s most innovative users of business technology. With a ranking of 74 out of 500, BMI is distinguished as one of only two media organizations to be ranked among the top 100. Now in its 24th year,… Read more...

BMI Licenses Spotify &


From News, posted 7.21.11. Spotify and are now licensed by BMI. In the agreement, the two digital music services’ public performances of BMI’s more than 6.5 million works are covered. In an exclusive outreach to music creators, Spotify offered BMI songwriters, composers and music publishers an invitation… Read more...

CISAC World Copyright Summit Focuses on ‘Creating Value in the Digital Economy’


From News, posted 6.08.11. The CISAC World Copyright Summit, held June 7-8 in Brussels, Belgium, was keyed to theme of “creating value in the digital economy.” The event brought together a broad cross-section of the creative community, including songwriters, composers, authors, film directors, screenwriters, photographers, visual artists, painters and others, who were treated to a… Read more...

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