Did you know? In the U.S., terrestrial radio stations don’t pay royalties to non-songwriter performers or record labels! Unlike other countries, only songwriters and publishers get paid. Weintraub attorneys Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg share how musicians are pushing Congress to change this with the American Music Fairness Act in this installment of “The Briefing.”

Continue Reading The Briefing: Closing The Royalty Loophole – Push for a Public Performance Right in Sound Recordings

Cher recently won a major lawsuit over her music royalties from her divorce from Sonny Bono. Join Weintraub attorneys Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg on today’s episode of “The Briefing” as they break down this case and its implications for copyright law.

Continue Reading The Briefing: Not Terminated – Cher Still Entitled to Her Share of Music Royalties

Weintraub attorneys Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg unpack the Supreme Court’s follow-up decision on damages in Neely v. Warner Chappel Music. Explore how this ruling could reshape future infringement cases.

Continue Reading The Briefing: Supreme Court Holds Copyright Damages Can Go Beyond 3 Years

The FTC just issued a final rule banning post-employment non-compete clauses, and it’s shaking things up, especially in the non-scripted TV world. How will this impact talent deals? Join Weintraub attorneys Scott Hervey and Shauna Correia as they discuss what this means for networks and on-air talent on the latest installment of “The Briefing.”

Continue Reading The Briefing: Is the FTC Recent Rule on Non-Competes a New Reality for Reality TV Stars