Court of Appeal Restores Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria’s Right to Protect its Copyright

The question of whether the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) can administer, protect or sue for the infringement of its intellectual property right without being a collecting society approved by the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has been resolved by the Court of Appeal in favour of MCSN. The Court of Appeal presided over by …

Bombshell! – MCSN Performing Rights Agreement With PRS Of The UK Terminated Since 2010!

I continue to watch in awe as COSON attacks MCSN and MCSN does the same. What is wrong with these two PROs? How exactly does the information below move the industry forward, COSON? I really fail to see it. Both parties keep taking to the media, their own publicity campaigns etc. to assassinate each other’s …

AML Music Industry Lawsuit of the Year Goes To . . .

Industry heads and particularly trial lawyers like myself should be watching this case closely. This fight will only get nastier in 2013, unless some sort of resolution can be reached. “The legal battle over copyright in the country has taken a dramatic turn following a class action suit brought to a Federal High Court in …