The September 18th passage of the Music Modernization Act and its provision for the creation of a mechanical licensing database, signal the increasing importance of big data analytics and data retrieval to the music industry. This mechanical licensing database paid for by interactive streaming services, will link compositions to recordings allowing for the seamless identification
In order to make the review of data simpler and faster, on Friday, July 13, users will be able to review analytics and graphs outside of the ktMINE IP platform. Several options for export are available including png, jpg, pdf, and xlsx. Users simply need to click on the download icon and choose their preferred
Aggregated royalty rate data demonstrates that royalty payment agreement bases are becoming more diverse. In addition, several trends around the industries making royalty rate transactions indicate changes in the marketplace.
Authored by David R. Jarczyk, this article discusses present and potential ramifications of the Uniloc USA, Inc. v. Microsoft ruling globally and provides guidance for finding and analyzing fact-based evidence from third party license agreements to determine a reasonable royalty rate that can withstand scrutiny. Versions Published In: December, 2011 issue of the Licensing Executive Society International