COSON SUES Calabar Christmas Festival Organizers for 5 Billion Naira Over Copyright Infringement

I am particularly intrigued with this lawsuit because of the twist at the end about the Calabar Festival organizers also infringing on the intellectual property works of American (musicians) and other foreign acts. Interesting, the same Cross River state i.e Calabar Festival organizers bring a lot of foreign acts and pay them astronomical amounts each …

(ANALYSIS) Between Don Jazzy v. Wande Coal, Who is the Rightful Copyright Owner of ‘BabyFace?’

NOTE: Bloggers and news media sites, you may feel free to share this specific article, only, on your platforms, BUT DO NOT change the title of this article and also please use the author information above.Thanks! I addressed, in a prior post, the branding and public relations aspect of this case, specifically focusing on my …

COSON Slams Brila FM Stations with a 1.14 Billion Naira Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

I continue to receive interesting heads up on  interesting shenanigans ongoing in the COSON camp. I will wait for it to play out in the public. In the meantime, COSON slams Brila radio station with a 1.41Billion lawsuit. Read the COSON generated news below. -Uduak “True to its warning that no organization broadcasting music or …

(ANALYSIS) Time Warner SUES Kenya’s Kenafric Over BEN10 Copyright and Trademark Infringement

Hey folks, happy new week! I gave you all heads up, already, that this month and next will be quite busy for me. I spent late last week into the weekend at a legal conference. I had a great time, met some really neat people and can’t wait to get back to my base. How …

Digital Copyright Lawsuit: Universal Music Group Wins Appeal Against Grooveshark

AML People, Industry, bookmark this case. It is one of those “you need to know” cases if you are in the business of music/the music industry. For AML African digital distributor readers such as Spinlet, IROKO, PANA, IBAKA et al., you all should pay particular attention to this case. -Uduak “In a closely watched digital …