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KISCH IP
In 2015, the creators of the YouTube channel, PinkFong, published the Baby Shark music video on its channel. However, it was in 2018 that the song became a global phenomenon, to the extent that it currently has over 2.1 billion views on YouTube.
Israel
Soroker Agmon Nordman
Israeli music has been played in space before.
Gilat Bareket & Co., Reinhold Cohn Group
In September 2017 the Jerusalem District Court held that the IDF had no obligation to designate the name of a soldier photographer in publications including photographs taken during a soldier's military service...
Nigeria
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In an unusual twist to efforts to conclude the Brexit negotiations, it was recently reported that a demand for the return of "unlawfully removed cultural objects" had...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Collaborations are an integral part of making music. Rarely would one find a successful song wholly composed, performed, and produced by the same person.
AELEX
In a judgment delivered on 25 March 2020 in Musical Copyright Society Nigeria (Ltd/Gte) v. Copyright Society of Nigeria (Ltd/Gte) & 2 Ors, the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court held, inter alia, that:
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
On the 11th of March 2020, our IP partner, John Onyido, moderated a Q and A session as part of the activities organized for the launch of the book entitled
Perchstone & Graeys
Former Liverpool manager Bill Shankly once famously said that "some people believe football is a matter of life and death… I can assure you, it is much, much more important than that."
Inventa International
The Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances is a multilateral treaty which regulates copyright related rights for audiovis...
Banwo & Ighodalo
As part of efforts to boost job creation, particularly among Nigerian youths, the Central Bank of Nigeria ("CBN"), in collaboration ...
South Africa
Adams & Adams
Well-known musician Neil Young is suing the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, calling on the campaign to stop all use of his music at Trump rallies.
KISCH IP
It has widely been reported in recent months that the SABC collectively owes approximately R 250 million in unpaid royalties to musicians and other artists.
Adams & Adams
The dispute that first piqued my interest in intellectual property law was between The Rolling Stones and The Verve over the song Bittersweet Symphony in the late 1990s.
ENSafrica
This issue came up in Europe recently.
Adams & Adams
A popular South African musician, Daniel Baron, has accused the international dance music superstar David Guetta of plagiarising the melody from one of his singles.
ENSafrica
There was an interesting article in the South African marketing industry publication Bizcommunity about street art.
KISCH IP
In September 2014, Eight-Mile Style, the publisher of Eminem's "lose yourself" song filed legal proceedings against New Zealand's National party, claiming copyright infringement of Eminem's Grammy...
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music, and Deezer are some widely used music streaming services. Have users of these streaming services ever wondered whether
Worldwide
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
Last week, the music world paid tribute to the legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen, who passed away. Van Halen is considered one of the most influential and talented guitarists of the 20th century.
ENSafrica
We first wrote about a while back. For the benefit of any adults reading this article, TikTok is a social network for amateur music videos, a global phenomenon that started in China as recently as...
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