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Our Lead Entertainment Attorney, David Yung Ho Kim, was commissioned by KOTRA (an organization operated by the South Korea government) to write an article on music publishing in the U.S. so that it could be added to KOTRA’s annual “Soft IP Handbook” publication and that publication came out today. If you can read Korean, feel...
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Here is an example of why it is so important to be careful with contracts, especially when it involves millions and millions of dollars. Back in 1998, New Line Cinema bought the film rights to the four of J.R.R. Tolkien books (the Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit) from Miramax, who owned them at...
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Adding yet another piece to the confusing puzzle that is music royalty laws, it seems as if American businesses are facing the same issues that we discussed were happening in Thailand- there’s no such thing as free music. Multiple local business owners in Connecticut, for example, have recently been facing lawsuits for not paying licensing fees in order...
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