Archive for Jun 7

Where the money flows: Bombay High Court recognizes the right to receive royalties for authors of underlying works

Recently, the Hon’ble Bombay High Court, in the matter of Indian Performing Rights Society Limited vs. Music Broadcast Limited[1], while granting interim reliefs in favour of Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS), decided the lis as to whether a broadcasting organisation needs a separate licence for underlying literary and musical compositions incorporated within a sound recording (underlying works) when a sound recording is broadcast.
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