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JAMCOPY distributes $28.5m in royalty payments

observerThe Jamaica Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY) has increased its royalty distribution this year by just over $4 million resulting in its  highest ever disbursement of $28.5 million. [Read more ...

IFRRO launches Value of Copyright campaign to improve level of copyright debate

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by jboyd on Wed, 08/10/2014 - 07:17
CopyrightLink.org website unveiled as new online home for information on copyright

The International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO) has announced the launch of The Value of Copyright, a campaign designed to emphasise the importance of copyright and improve information about the protection of literary and artistic works , primarily in the text and image-based sectors. [Read more ...]

JAMCOPY brings global best practices to Jamaican Business Sector


JAMAICA is on a collision course with their international partners if local businesses fail to transform the way they reuse and share content in the normal course of business, warns the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY), the national rights management organisation for local creators and publishers of content in print and digital formats. [Read more ...]

Copyright Warning - Intellectual Property Advocates Concerned About Abuse Of Athletes' Image Rights

gleanerCaught up in the euphoria of Jamaica's outstanding performance at the just-concluded IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia, Jamaicans have emblazoned the images of the star athletes on T-shirts, books, walls, and even congratulatory advertisements in the media [ Read More ]

JAMMS Members Receive Royalties In Summer Payout

gleanerRecord producers, who are members of the Jamaica Music Society (JAMMS), are having more to smile about these days.For the fifth consecutive year, JAMMS is paying out performance royalties to its local members and international affiliates.

NYC Debates Crackdown On Counterfeit Luxury Goods

gleanerBARGAIN HUNTERS from around the world flock to Manhattan's Chinatown for legally sold bags, jewellery and other accessories bursting onto sidewalks from storefronts along Canal Street. But hidden around the city are goods labelled 'Prada' or 'Louis Vuitton' or some other luxury brand ... [Read More]