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Putting A Dent In Bootlegging

gleaner...JAPA, which is a conglomeration of the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Jamaica Association of Composers Authors and Publishers (JACAP), Jamaica Copyright Licensing Association (JAMCOPY), Jamaica Music Society (JAMMS), the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Palace Amusement Company, Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture and the Business Software Alliance (BSA), met at the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID) before heading to the Riverton City Dump where the pirated material would be destroyed...[Read more]

Writers Get Their Due - JAMCOPY Pays Out $3.3M In Royalties

gleanerThe Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY) last Tuesday commenced the disbursement of $3.3 million in royalties to 205 Jamaican creators and publishers of printed material.This is the sixth disbursement of royalties from the repertoire pool to affiliated creators and publishers of JAMCOPY. These royalties are derived from the licence fees received from the Government of Jamaica for the Public Sector Photocopy Licence...[Read more]