MIDEM 2015 - Music sync masterclass

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Its a tough world out there for licensors & rights owners!Top notable sync disputes & claims:

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The issue with sound-a-likes: how the courts are fighting back

Top notable sync disputes & claims: Its a tough world out there for licensors & rights owners!

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Blurred Lines decision: the revenge of rightholdersNot sync deal per se obviously

Allegations of plagiarism

Fine line between inspiration & copying

Thicke & Williams claims: being reminiscent of a sound is not copyright infringement

Objective facts to determine intrinsic similarity of the works: signature phrases, hooks, beats, chords and melodies?Top notable sync disputes & claims: Its a tough world out there for licensors & rights owners!

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Theyre playing our song: sue them!

Top notable sync disputes & claims: Its a tough world out there for licensors & rights owners!

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Lose Yourself but not in court

Ronnie Mack v George Harrison My Sweet Lord case, 70s

Sigur Ros v advertising agencies & brands

Eminems publishers sue New Zealand political party for copyright infringement, 2014

Beastie Boys v Goldie Box, for unauthorised use of Girls, 2014

Tom Petty & Jeff Lynne v Sam Smith, 2015

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What right owners can do upon finding unlicensed usage of their songs

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Top notable sync disputes & claims: Its a tough world out there for licensors & rights owners!Annabelle GaubertiAssocie fondatriceannabelle.gauberti@crefovi.com@Crefovi on TwitterTop notable sync disputes & claims: Its a tough world out there for licensors & rights owners!

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