Fiona McGugan - Creators' Rights In The Digital Landscape
03 Nov 2015
10 Nov – CREATORS’ RIGHTS IN THE DIGITAL LANDSCAPE | 10 Nov | London | 6.30pm
INSIGHT PAPER: “Making Available, Communication To The Public & User Interactivity” – considers the evolution of communication rights that overshadow conventional distribution and reproduction rights as music consumption increasingly shifts away from the ownership model of ‘sales’, towards access models of streaming services. http://bit.ly/MakingAvail2015
Aside from making four key recommendations, this paper presents a detailed study of a little understood right which is pivotal in determining creators’ royalty payments from digital platforms, and raises a central question as to whether technically speaking, rightsholders have actually obtained this right necessary in granting licenses to digital platforms.
10TH NOV EVENT: Don’t miss the presentation and detailed discussion of this paper at our forthcoming event on the Making Available right – Creator’s Rights In The Digital Landscape – 10th Nov, Central London 6.30PM. Speakers include: Keith Harris (MusicTank Chair / Stevie Wonder’s Manager / PPL); Benoît Machuel (General Secretary, FIM); Alexander Ross (Wiggin LLP); Horace Trubridge (Assistant General Secretary, Music Industry, Musicians’ Union)….http://bit.ly/MTCreatorsRights
Date: Tue 10 Nov 2015 | Time: 18.30 – 21.00hrs | Venue: Fyvie Hall, UoW, 309 Regent St. London, W1B 2UW
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