T-Series are taking legal action against Indian short-video apps over un-licensed music

Indian music label and film production company T-Series have filed a lawsuit and copyright violation notices against many short-video apps. TikTok has licensing agreements in place with many labels and publishers, however in TikTok’s absence…

Koss sues Apple, Bose, JLab, Plantronics and Skullcandy for copying their wireless headphone tech

US headphone manufacturer Koss files lawsuits against some of the leading brands in audio for allegedly violating patents of their wireless headphone technology. Koss say they alerted Apple in 2017 before filing the lawsuits. They…

Eventbrite sued over COVID-19 refunds, accusers saying they’re not taking responsibility

Eventbrite are the latest ticket-sellers to be hit with a lawsuit following the fallout of COVID-19 event cancellations. Refunds for live events and gigs have been a source of immense frustration for venues, vendors, and…

Live Nation and Ticketmaster face a lawsuit for ‘monopoly’ over the live events industry

Ticketmaster are once again in bad press and with Live Nation in tow they’re looking at a class-action lawsuit. Citing the fact that Ticketmaster’s market share exceeds “70% of primary ticketing services for major concert…

StubHub refuse to refund tickets resulting in a lawsuit

Refusing to refund tickets for the hundreds of events that are now cancelled has left buyers furious at StubHub. Many of the years events have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak from gigs to…

Genius lyrics site are suing Google for stealing lyrics

The top site for lyrics is going after the world’s biggest search engine for “unethical, unfair and anti-competitive” behaviour. Google have allegedly been taking lyrics from Genius’ website to use and push in search results…

The CASE Act could revolutionise the power small creators have over their work – Here’s how

How can we protect ourselves in a transforming industry, as art is becoming more and more independent? The CASE Act is part of a new and changing world for small and independent creators. A new…

Peloton made almost $1 billion in a year, what do artists see?

As Peloton prepare to take their business to an IPO after making nearly $1 billion in a year, artists are seeing next to none of the profits. Peloton are an incredibly successful fitness company who…

Ed Sheeran accused of stealing other’s music in Shape of You

Ed Sheeran’s hit song is currently making him no money after the artist has been accused of being ‘in the habit of appropriating’ other music. The 28 year old singer-songwriter is currently one of the…

Hilton Hotels the latest major company sued for not licensing music

You’d think the people running one of the biggest hospitality companies in the world would understand simple licenses… It seems not. Hilton Worldwide are facing a lawsuit after the unlicensed use of music in videos…